The 28-year-old had one of his best games after a surprise return to the starting line-up on Sunday, scoring the first goal in Amakhosi's 2-0 win over Cape Town City in the Nedbank Cup quarterfinals.
"Pule is definitely... I said it so many times, he is one of the best players we have in South Africa. I hope he stays, he knows my interest," Middendorp tells KickOff.com.
The contract saga between the player and the club continues to drag on as both parties are still unable to reach an agreement.