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29 April 2017 01:42 (South Africa)

Tottenham Hotspurs want Bongani Khumalo

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Barclays Premiership side Tottenham Hotspurs are reportedly ready to shell out a record R17 million for Supersport United captain Bongani Khumalo. The defender will fly out to London tonight for a week of training, according to reports. Khumalo will only join Spurs officially in the January transfer window, but will make regular trips in the meanwhile to White Hart Lane, which will allow him to adjust to coach Harry Redknapp's training regime. Players who make the jump from the PSL to a top flight league like the Premier League, without the intermediary step of playing in a lesser European league first, usually don't do very well, but Khumalo's maturity and focus should save him from embarrassments suffered by those who went before him. He is also a very powerful and determined defender, and is a good leader. Read more: TimesLive

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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