Stars could bring in Rodgers

The 33-year-old Rodgers managed only 15 appearances in all competitions for the Clever Boys, scoring two goals, while Mthembu played 30 games and netted six times.

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Mthembu’s contract with Ea Lla Koto will expire at the end of this month.

"I think we will finalise with a local striker," Eymael tells KickOff.com.

"We wanted Rodgers but Rodgers is hesitating. Another one we are targeting is a South African, so it's two South Africans and one foreigner. Mthembu has not yet renewed so we will sign another local one.”

Rodgers has struggled to get regular game-time in the starting line-up, as coach Gavin Hunt prefers using Lehlohonolo Majoro. His chances of playing next season are slim, so a move could do him well.

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