Gumede to return to former club?

Premiership

Defender Tshepo Gumede has resurfaced at Cape Town City in the hope of securing a contract with the club.

The 28-year-old is currently a free agent after parting ways with AmaZulu in December.

The former Orlando Pirates defender was earlier linked with a move to Black Leopards to re-unite with his former coach Cavin Johnson.

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However, it has since emerged that the Citizens are preparing to bring him back to the club this season.

An official at City has confirmed Gumede's presence at their training base in Cape Town, where he was also pictured during their media day earlier this week.

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"Gumede is here and training with the team," the official tells KickOff.com.

"We are currently searching for a centre-back. He has been here before, he understands the culture of the club and is familiar with the environment.

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"We will wait for the coach's report on his assessment."

This website reported on Wednesday that City are set to part ways with midfielders Mark Mayambela and Riyaad Norodien, with other player movements also expected to be announced.

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