Former Kaizer Chiefs striker Shaun Bartlett had his first training session with Bloemfontein Celtic today.

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Bartlett already a hit at Celtic

Posted: 14 November 2008 Time: 19:00

Former Kaizer Chiefs striker Shaun Bartlett had his first training session with Bloemfontein Celtic today and immediately made a lasting impression on Mich D’Avray and his technical team.

Phunya Sele Sele CEO Ike Augousti confirmed to the presence of the former Bafana Bafana striker and added that they have already opened negotiations with the intention of offering him a contract.

“Yes, Shaun Bartlett is here. He trained with the team today and the chances are high that we will sign him.

“We are currently engaged in negotiations and hopefully by next week he will officially be a Celtic player.”

Bartlett’s move to Bloemfontein will be welcomed by all concerned as the Free Staters have struggling to pick up points in the Absa Premiership since the beginning of the season.

Bartlett played under Mich D’Avray during the 90s whilst the coach was still handling Cape Town Spurs.

Previous comments on this story...

posted: 07:37 pm
Hai,lo Mdala,how can he be a hit at this age? The best thing is to hang up his boots before he embarasses himself to the young upcoming stars.
Super Green
posted: 07:52 pm
Shoes was firing last season at 42 years old so I say there is plenty still in the tank for Bartlett. Go for it my friend!
posted: 08:44 am
Emjay i can sense that u are a Chiefs fan not even a suppoter.Emeka is right we talking of players like Shoes,Roger Milla,Gabriel Batistuta the list is endless.Age does not matter performance does.Wake-up and smell the coffee.
posted: 09:23 am
u celtic fans are crazy, how can u think that bartlett will be hit? trhis guy should retire,didn't he fail at chips?he did..anyway where is your developement siwelele..seems like u like buying bo mdala or should i say get them for free..come end of the season u will be trying to avoid me on this one.
posted: 10:57 am
Bartlett is a great player and last season he made positive impact while at Chiefs but needs another clever and sharp patner.
posted: 01:14 pm
no comment!
posted: 02:38 pm
"players like Shoes,Roger Milla,Gabriel Batistuta the list is endless" You cant paint all succesfull players with one brush.Does this mean therefore that Shaun will be a hit at Celtics? Maybe a role model to younger players who will be playing around him,I can buy that.Just to clear your perception Thabo,I am a Sundowner.
posted: 07:30 am
It is good to hear that u r a Sundowner Emjay but Sundowns r known for buying older players like P.Nldovu n the others so pls leave us olone,that man is gonna do wonders 4 us.I will appreciate yo comments after his first goal in the BEAUTIFUL GREEN N WHITE STRIPES.M
posted: 07:38 am
King in which stable do u belong,n damn u r right we r crazy about our SIWELELE.The so called BIG teams r crippling us where is their developments?MY BLOOD WILL REMAIN GREEN WHAT COLOUR IS YOURS?
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