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KICK OFF Rumour Mill - January

Posted: 8 January 2016 Time: 12:53

Stay up to date here with all the latest PSL transfer talk, rumours and completed deals.

Lots of movement and speculation is bound to surface during the January transfer window. Follow it all in one place right here!

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Friday, January 29

DONE DEAL! Mpumalanga Black Aces have signed winger Lindokuhle Mbatha from Mamelodi Sundowns.

DONE DEAL! Platinum Stars have signed Ryan de Jongh in the wake of his departure from Maritzburg United.

DONE DEAL! Bidvest Wits have confirmed the signing of AmaZulu defender Sifiso Hlanti.

First Division club African Warriors have released experienced forwards David Radebe, Reason Chiloane and Boitumelo Sekgobela.

Mpumalanga Black Aces are closing in on the signature of Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Lindokuhle Mbatha.

DONE DEAL! Maritzburg United have signed former Mamelodi Sundowns goalkeeper Glenn Verbauwhede on a short-term deal.

Maritzburg United pair John Paintsil and Ashley Hartog have been deemed surplus to requirements at the club.

Thursday, January 28

DONE DEAL! Bloemfontein Celtic have signed Fiston Abdul Razak on loan from Mamelodi Sundowns, and fellow striker Julius Likontsane from Witbank Spurs.

Black Aces are on the verge of signing Mukuka Mulenga from Sundowns, but won't bring in Lelo Mbele.

DONE DEAL! French club Stade Rennes have announced the signing of Orlando Pirates striker Kermit Erasmus.

DONE DEAL! Witbank Spurs have confirmed the capture of Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Percy Tau.

DONE DEAL! Sundowns striker Mame Niang has joined AmaZulu on a six-month loan deal.

DONE DEAL! Santos have signed Aces striker Kpah Sherman for the remainder of the season on a loan deal.

Bloemfontein Celtic are reportedly eyeing a move for Kaizer Chiefs striker Siphehlele Mthembu.

DONE DEAL! Chippa United have signed Zephaniah Mbokoma from Cape Town All Stars.

Bloemfontein Celtic have slammed rumours about Thapelo Morena joining Kaizer Chiefs.

DONE DEAL! AmaZulu sign Luyanda Hlongwa and Zola Jingxi.

COACHING CHANGE! University of Pretoria have sacked Sammy Troughton and hired Shaun Bartlett.

Wednesday, January 27

DONE DEAL! Ajax Cape Town midfielder Granwald Scott has completed his move to Slovan Bratislava in the Slovakian Super League.

Polokwane City midfielder Cole Alexander has rejected reports that he has signed a pre-contract with Mamelodi Sundowns.

New SuperSport United coach Stuart Baxter will decide whether or not the club should sign Ejike Uzoenyi once he starts working at the club.

South African left-back Kgosi Ntlhe has rejected a new deal with English League One side Peterborough United.

Royal Eagles have signed midfielder Kabelo Mahlasela from Bloemfontein Celtic on a six-month loan deal.

DONE DEAL! Musa Bilankulu has returned to Golden Arrows following his release from Bloemfontein Celtic last week.

Bloemfontein Celtic and Mpumalanga Black Aces have made offers for SuperSport United striker Bradley Grobler.

DONE DEAL! SuperSport United have agreed a deal to take Mamelodi Sundowns defender Mario Booysen on loan for the rest of the season.

Maritzburg United have released Ryan de Jongh from his contract as the versatile midfielder goes in search of another club.

COACHING CHANGE! SuperSport United have sacked Gordon Igesund and hired Stuart Baxter as their next coach.

Free State Stars have released defender Liberty Chakoroma just six months into his stay with the club.

Tuesday, January 26

Polokwane City midfielder Cole Alexander is reportedly holding talks with SuperSport United and Mamelodi Sundowns.

Free State Stars are considering delving into the market following injuries to strikers Andrea Fileccia and Moeketsi Sekola.

Mahlatsi Makudubela is reportedly being lined up by Orlando Pirates for an end-of-season move.

DONE DEAL! Santos have signed Andile Nqabeni and Mfanufuthi Dlamini from Moroka Swallows and Royal Eagles respectively.

DONE DEAL! Golden Arrows have signed winger Mahlatse Makudubela on loan until the end of the season from Platinum Stars.

DONE DEAL! Maritzburg United confirm the signing of ex-Bloemfontein Celtic pair Gregory Maasdorp and Tumelo Mogapi.

Monday, January 25

Houston Hills has joined Milano United on a permanent basis from Cape Town All Stars.

Defender Musa Bilankulu is in talks with his former club Golden Arrows.

Former Orlando Pirates striker Blaise Lelo Mbele is training with Mpumalanga Black Aces.

Djurgardens confirm Mihlali Mayambela has signed a four-year contract with the Swedish club.

Friday, January 22

Thanda Royal Zulu have signed midfielder Jabulani Ncubeni from Golden Arrows and released six players.

University of Pretoria have been offered Levy Mokgothu but are not convinced the out-of-favour Kaizer Chiefs left-back can help them.

Malawian midfielder Gerald Phiri Jnr remains in Bidvest Wits’ plans for next season but will be loaned out for the rest of this season.

DONE DEAL! Maritzburg United have signed Tumelo Mogapi and say a deal for Musa Bilankulu is also imminent.


Thursday, January 21

Ajax Cape Town midfielder Granwald Scott is on the verge of signing for Slovakian Super League side Slovan Bratislava FC.

Erick Chipeta has signed a two-year contract extension with Chippa United.

Bidvest Wits have parted ways with striker Thulani Ngcepe.

Mamelodi Sundowns say they have lined up a South American midfielder to replace outgoing star Bongani Zungu.

Wednesday, January 20

Reneilwe Letsholonyane is in the dark over his future at Kaizer Chiefs.

Bloemfontein Celtic have released Musa Bilankulu and Tumelo Mogapi.

Golden Arrows have signed Veluyeke Zulu, Sandile Dlamini and Siyanda Dlamini.

Bongani Zungu's agent has confirmed the Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder is on his way to Portuguese side Guimaraes FC.

Royal Eagles have released 12 players, which includes Walter Maponyane and Tebogo Masaole.

Former Bidvest Wits winger Sameehg Doutie has signed a new deal with Indian Super League outfit Atletico de Kolkata.

Polokwane City midfielder Cole Alexander has downplayed talk linking him with Kaizer Chiefs.

Tuesday, January 19

John Arwuah is back in South Africa from Cyprus and looking for a new club.

Mamelodi Sundowns have reportedly slapped a staggering R29-million price tag on Bongani Zungu.

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane is willing to release out-of-favour pair Ejike Uzoenyi and Mukuka Mulenga.

Monday, January 18

DONE DEAL! Hellings Mhango has joined Bidvest Wits on a three-year deal from Bloemfontein Celtic.

Malawian trialist John Banda claims he has passed his assessment and is set to sign for Jomo Cosmos.

Mame Niang is back in the country and is in talks with a few PSL teams.

Saturday, January 16

Ajax Cape Town have decided against signing lanky Senegalese striker Pape Abdoulaye N’daw.


Friday, January 15

DONE DEAL! SuperSport United confirm the signing of Mark Mayambela from Chippa United.

Thursday, January 14

Mark Mayambela is free to join SuperSport United after certain paperwork was completed and Chippa United have issued his clearance.

Bongani Zungu says he will know about his likely overseas move next week when his agent returns from Europe.

Lebohang Mokoena has asked Mamelodi Sundowns to let him leave in order to get some game-time.

Tumelo Letuka has left Golden Arrows and is now trying his luck at University of Pretoria.

Bidvest Wits CEO Jose Ferreira has confirmed that Gerald Phiri will be loaned out during the January transfer window.

DONE DEAL! Chippa United have signed David Zulu and Siboniseni Ngcobo from Kaizer Chiefs on six-month deals.

DONE DEAL! Kaizer Chiefs have signed William Twala from Chippa United on a two-year deal.

Santos will be adding former youth international striker Andile Nqabeni to their squad as they seek to bolster their attack.

Wednesday, January 13

Mamelodi Sundowns and Bidvest Wits are said to be fighting it out for the signature of Free State Stars defender Katlego Mashego.

DONE DEAL: Cape Town All Stars midfielder Mihlali Mayambela has finally completed his move to Swedish club Djurgardens.

Maritzburg United and Royal Eagles are among four clubs interested in out-of-favour SuperSport United striker Phumelele Bhengu.

DONE DEAL: Baroka FC have signed Orlando Pirates striker Siphamandla Sangweni on loan until the end of the season.


Tuesday, January 12

Maritzburg United have released Ayanda Nkosi, Themba Mavundla and Veluyeke Zulu and are talking to Mamelodi Sundowns about Siyabulela Shai.

University of Pretoria's bid to sign Lebohang Mokoena and Lindokuhle Mbatha from Mamelodi Sundowns has hit a snag.

Cape Town All Stars midfielder Mihlali Mayambela is still in the country as his club is yet to agree on a transfer fee with Djurgardens.


Monday, January 11

Ajax Cape Town stalwart Granwald Scott is determined to impress on his trial with Slovan Bratislava FC.

Former Orlando Pirates striker Excellent Walaza has resurfaced at NFD strugglers Moroka Swallows.

Bloemfontein Celtic coach Serame Letsoaka is running the rule over ex-Bidvest Wits defender Keamogetse Wolff.

SuperSport United striker Phumelele Bhengu has requested a loan move from the club.

DONE DEAL: NFD side Thanda Royal Zulu sign Siyabonga Shoyisa, Marothi Diale and Menzi Dlamini.

Sunday, January 10

DONE DEAL: AmaZulu sign veteran striker Siyabonga Nomvete on a six-month deal from Moroka Swallows.

Friday, January 8

Platinum Stars are keen to keep Mahlatse Makudubela at the club amid reports linking the midfielder to Orlando Pirates.


Thursday, January 7

Senegalese striker Pape Abdoulaye N'Daw could become Ajax Cape Town’s first acquisition of 2016 should they decide to offer him a contract.

DONE DEAL: Golden Arrows have signed former Moroka Swallows left-back Giulio Giuricich.

DONE DEAL: Jomo Cosmos have completed the signing of former AmaZulu and Polokwane City defender Luyanda Hlongwa.

Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela believes it would be an injustice for him to rush into the market during the current transfer window.

DONE DEAL: Zambian defender Davies Nkausu has completed his move to Free State Stars.

Chippa United playmaker Mark Mayambela looks to be on his way to SuperSport United.

DONE DEAL: Bidvest Wits have completed the signing of Bongani Khumalo.


Wednesday, January 6

SuperSport United have released defender Bongani Khumalo.

Bloemfontein Celtic have promoted attacking midfielder Shane April to the first team from their development structures.

Felix Obada and Philani Khwela are training with Moroka Swallows in the hope of earning deals.

Bidvest Wits are eyeing SuperSport United defender Bongani Khumalo.

DONE DEAL: AmaZulu have re-signed wingback S'busiso Hadebe.


Tuesday, January 5

Free State Stars have offered midfielder Katlego Mashego a contract renewal but the player is not rushing to sign on the dotted line as yet.

Malawian midfielder John Banda has arrived at Jomo Cosmos for trials at the invitation of club boss Jomo Sono.


Tuesday, January 4

Bidvest Wits midfielder Sibusiso Vilakazi insists he will not be moving anywhere during the current tranfer window period.


Monday, January 3

Mark Mayambela has turned down an offer to renew his contract with Chippa United in favour of a move to Gauteng.


Saturday, January 1

DONE DEAL: Bidvest Wits have signed English striker James Keene.

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