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Paintsil back at Santos

Posted: 10 October 2013 Time: 16:53

Former Ghana captain John Paintsil is training with Santos again after he failed to agree terms with Premiership rookies Polokwane City.

READ: Paintsil and Polokwane deal at risk

People's Team chairman Goolam Allie and team manager Yusuf Gester were, however, tight-lipped when asked if there were plans afoot to try and sign the 32-year-old for the National First Division outfit.

Allie told on Thursday afternoon: "John is training with us, and we're very impressed with his attitude. That's all I can say at the moment."

Gester said earlier: "Ja, he is back with the team but I can’t tell you if he has signed with us or not."

City spokesman Patrick Baloyi added: "Yes, John is back at Santos, they called us to inform us but we are going to [later] make a statement about it."

Paintsil has played for a host of clubs in his career, including Premier League pair Fulham and West Ham United.

Livefyre comments on this story...

yellow machine
posted: 2013-10-10 15:40:30

RDS invite this guy for trials b4 its too late, even if its an 8 mnth contract. He's got experience he might add value to ur team.

posted: 2013-10-10 16:39:58

They say he already signed....

posted: 2013-10-10 16:43:18

antyMahamutsandJali signed for which team ?

posted: 2013-10-10 16:45:54

Santos in NFD. People pls read!!!

posted: 2013-10-10 16:49:37

antyMahamutsandJali where did you get that info ?

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