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Standard Liege make a third bid for Tlou Segolela

Posted: 26 August 2011 Time: 20:38

Tlou Segolela's agent has revealed Standard Liege have returned with a third bid that is ‘very close' to Orlando Pirates' asking price for the Bafana Bafana winger. 

The Belgian side have already had two offers for the 23-year-old turned down by The Buccaneers as they attempt to lure him to the Jupiler League. But agent Tim Sukazi believes their qualification for the Europa League on Thursday has given Jose Riga's side the financial muscle to persuade Pirates to sell Segolela.    "Standard Liege are very serious about acquiring Segolela and they have improved tremendously on their bid," he tells   "I'm not at liberty to divulge any figures at the moment but it's now up to Pirates to decide. They have indicated what they want and Liege's new bid has got closer to that number, very close."   "I think what motivated them to improve in the way they have done is their qualification for the Europa League. But we should know more over the weekend – either this matter will still be alive or it will die" Sukazi adds.   Segolela is expected to feature for Julio Leal's side in Saturday's MTN8 clash with Mamelodi Sundowns. Sukazi admits his client is excited about the prospect of moving overseas but knows the transfer will depend on Pirates accepting the offer.   "He's very calm. Every player wants to play in Europe ultimately but Tlou knows he has to remain professional because it might or might not happen," he says.   "He wasn't for sale in the first place so any interested party knew they would have to make a big offer but Standard Liege have not been shy in doing so." 

Previous comments on this story...

posted: 08:54 pm
Gudluck Cowtrain go and pursue your passing in becoming a runner.
posted: 09:00 pm
Bucs must just let this Madala go. He will be missed more for his speed than football brain. Sum 1 tell Jali he isnt a star yet. He needs to cool down iya phapha le ntwana.
posted: 09:09 pm
CHAMPZ don't do trials, last time I heard Pirates were not selling abroad so claimed some headless brainless stupids, now that Bra Sox is on the verge of goin overseas suddenly he cannot pass and he is a cow, who can pass? one legged shabba who failed trials in epl 2nd division? mphela who also failed trials? Bra Sox scored scored against both chimpz and sunclowns recently they must be happy hez leaving
posted: 09:09 pm
Seriously Ad Aarons,are you sure that sox hasn't scored this much for doing your job.the very same guy scored in the very same first leg of mtn for us,mxm this kickoff guy is very,very high on a very special thing called nyaope.huh no no no.whats going on in this blog,mistake after mistake.yerrrr.
posted: 09:13 pm
@nipples @dompagerk when is nwayana going to saudi arabia.that one footed cow is gonna rot at zebbie park.leave sox the hell alone or i'll come after you two gays.morons yesess moffies.
S.A Only Goldstar
posted: 09:18 pm
If this team & whats written on this article is legit,then pirates must let him go.@his age,he is bound to make it in europe.he`s got the speed,all that`s required is for him to learn to deliver quality crosses then he`ll be ok!then again how do you trust that the story is real when the person who wrote it says that he has`nt scored this season?
posted: 09:23 pm
he hasn't scored. Is that true?
S.A Only Goldstar
posted: 09:25 pm
Madala won me the trble,he brought me back in the mtn8 when i was out last sunday.i rather have madala in my team.
posted: 09:31 pm
These zebbie park morons always have negative kak to say about our players or team.juju until zebbies fill Soccer City up to the rafters and win the treble and vivian grow hair on that bald head and boobie patty sheds some serious weight and zebbies get a star.
posted: 09:32 pm
Khoza let e boy go n realize his dream we've got cover
posted: 09:41 pm
mr editor, tlou hasnst scored this season? Ok, who scored bucs second goal against sandunisisi?
posted: 09:49 pm
posted: 09:49 pm
if ths agent doesn't stop ths nonsense he wil get 2 knw who Khoza realy s. he s tryn buy all means 2 get the media 2 persuade Khoza 2 releaz Segolela.
posted: 09:53 pm
mr editor sundowns and pie rats are playing on sunday not on saturday...yah zolo e bolaya motho.
posted: 09:56 pm
Dnt go bhuti remember wat happend 2my best player tso so stay at buccs 4 another season
posted: 09:57 pm
Tlou shouldn't go oorkant unless one of the four major league teams show any interest in his services.the belgian league is nothing special,it's like championship league in england.even pienaar doesn't recomend that league.waste of the champs time.pirates is much better than that team tlou,don't go man,you will waste your talent over there.
posted: 10:09 pm
dats a last chance 4 khoi-san if he miss ds one he wil never go oorkant. Ay maar khona liyagijima ikhoi san kyabonala lakhula lijaha iznyamazane.
posted: 10:12 pm
TLOU dnt go..u r goin 2 looz ya talent in ovasea.js lyk TSO,STIGA FREDRIKS,PARCOW,FERNANDEZ E.T.C jst play 4 bhakajuju nt 4 belgian teams...xapa TLOU SOX GAUTRAIN SPEEDY GONZALEZ SEGOLELA editor try 2 watch psl games soberly 2 c who is scoring
posted: 10:59 pm
Can one really call, going to play in belgiam as gaining valuable experience,cause that league is not better than our very own psl,infact psl in my opinion is far superior to that kak thing they call a league.tlou don't waste your time man as you would be going backwards.belgiam.mxm kak league sies ga.don't do it mfana please.
posted: 11:01 pm
There was no offer in the first place.
There is no offer for this cow.
The won't be any offer for this MOOOO.

Even a team from BANGDAD won't sign.
A team from DAMASCUS won't sign this headless chicken.
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