Zungu closing in on LaLiga switch

Players Abroad

Bafana Bafana star Bongani Zungu has landed in Spain ahead of an expected move to Real Mallorca from Ligue 1 side Amiens.

Zungu, 27, has been linked with a move to LaLiga in the past with Espanyol having several bids rejected from Amiens back in 2018.

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However, the former Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder appears to be closing in on the switch to the Spanish top-flight after two and half seasons in France.

Spanish television station IB3 caught his arrival at the Palma de Mallorca airport on Thursday evening and reported that a deal has been reached.

It's believed the two clubs have agreed on a €500 000 (R8 million) six-month loan fee with an option to make the deal permanent for €5m (R80m) at the end of the season.

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However, according to reports in France24, Amiens have informed Zungu and Mallorca that they will need to find a replacement before the transfer deadline tonight.

Vincente Moreno's side is currently in 17th place and one point off the drop zone after 21 rounds of fixtures.