10 Stars available to sign pre-contracts

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After Kaizer Chiefs confirmed midfielder George Maluleka will join Mamelodi Sundowns next season - here are 10 stars who are available to sign pre-contract deals.

Maluleka, 31, will depart Chiefs for Sundowns on a free transfer after his contract comes to an end, following six years at the Soweto giants.

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While the six-time capped South Africa international has been a long-term target for the Absa Premiership champions, the news came as a surprise with Chiefs' confirmation on Wednesday afternoon.

Scroll through the gallery to see 10 stars available to sign pre-contracts with other clubs

With players allowed to negotiate with other club's in the final six months of their contracts due to the Bosman free transfer ruling, several other players around the world could now opt for a similar move.

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Fellow South Africans Kamohelo Mokotjo and Ayanda Patosi fall into this category, with their contracts at Brentford and Cape Town City expiring in June.

Maritzburg United star defender Siyanda Xulu is another player mulling his options over his next move, despite the Team of Choice said to be keen on retaining his services beyond the current season.

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Ghana international and former Masandawana defender Rashid Sumaila will also be available to join a club of his choice while Bafana Bafana hopeful Kurt Abrahams looks likely to be off to a bigger club.

In Europe, the likes of Mario Gotze, Dries Mertens and David Silva are just a host of high-profile players who are likely to run their contracts out at their clubs.

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