Pattison at Downs for medical
Posted: 31 July 2009 Time: 1:12 pm
Mamelodi Sundowns have beaten Orlando Pirates to the services of England-based midfielder Matthew Pattison.
Pattison arrived in the country this morning and was quickly whisked off to Chloorkop, here he is currently undergoing a medical test. According to a reliable source at the club, the 22-year-old Johannesburg-born midfielder has already agreed to personal terms with the Brazilians. “The guy is here and currently under going his medical test which is a formality, otherwise he has already agreed on personal terms with Sundowns,” the source tells KickOff.com. Siyavuma Sports Agency representative, Jerome McCarthy, also confirms the arrival of Pattison in the country. “Yes, it’s true the player is in the country and will be concluding his deal with Sundowns this evening.” Sundowns president Patrice Motsepe announced during the club end-of-season function in Pretoria recently that the club was gunning for the services of a top player from Europe. Sundowns have already signed Papi Zothwane, Lebohang Mokoena and Mabhuti Khenyeza, while a deal has been agreed or Eduardo Ferreira to join during the January transfer window.