Premier Soccer League (South Africa) Champions Mamelodi Sundowns hoping to extend Phakamani Mahlambi’s contract despite being out of form.
According to the sources, the ABSA Premier League side Sundowns still believe in Mahlambi’s ability and are confident that if he does go out on loan, he will regain the form that he expressed when he was touted as the next big superstar to come out of Mzansi. And if that does materialize, Sundowns want to ensure that they have one of South Africa’s best talents on their books for the long term.
move from Egyptian giants Al Ahly two seasons ago, meaninThe player initially signed a five-year contract following his R13 million (around 790,963 US dollars)g his agreement with Sundowns will only expire in June 2023.
However, according to sources, the club wants him to extend his contract as they hedge their bets anticipating that he will bounce back.
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It could be a way for the Brazilians to ensure that they can cash in on Mahlambi at a later stage and be able to recuperate the transfer fee spent on him at the time of his arrival, or hold onto him.