Wits agree Hotto deal with Pirates

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Bidvest Wits have agreed a deal with Orlando Pirates for the transfer of Deon Hotto.

Pirates have presented a revised offer to the Namibia international and are now expected to conclude a deal in the next few days.

Mamelodi Sundowns have also been chasing Hotto since the end of last week, but it appears Bucs have finally won the battle for his signature.

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Wits have given the move the green light, according to a source close to the club.

"Club-to-club deal between Pirates and Wits is done. The only thing that was left was for the player to make a decision to join Pirates or Sundowns," the source tells KickOff.com.

"Pirates have since presented a new offer too good to resist. Hotto is expected to sign with Pirates in the next few days."

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This website confirmed on Tuesday that Pirates have also submitted an offer to Wits for the services of defender Thulani Hlatshwayo.

'Tyson' has agreed in principle to join Pirates next season despite also courting interest from Sundowns.

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