South Africa-based Malawian forward Frank ‘Gabadinho’ Mhango’s agent Mike Makaab says there is now “solid” overseas interest for his client.
This comes barely two weeks after the agent told The Nation that the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic had affected opportunities for the Orlando Pirates hitman.
Makaab was quoted by goal.com as having said that there is now a possible European move for Mhango who leads the Premier Soccer League (PSL) scorers’ chart with 14 goals.
The agent, who runs said he is hopeful that the 27-year-old will leave with Pirates’ blessing.ProSport International,
However, Makaab did not name the clubs which are eyeing the former Bidvest Wits, Golden Arrows, Bloemfontein Celtic and Nyasa Big Bullets striker.
But according to goal.com, it seems the Soweto giants could lose their attacker “sooner than expected”.
Makaab was quoted as having said: “I’ll be lying to you if I said there wasn’t any interest overseas for Mhango.
“Orlando Pirates have given him a great opportunity to showcase his talent. We know he is talented.
“Whatever happens, will only happen with the blessing of Orlando Pirates. The deal will only happen if it is good for all parties.”
Having only joined the Buccaneers at the start of the current season from Wits, the Flames star has won many fans and is tipped to win the Lesley Manyathela Golden Boot Award.
However, In an interview from Johannesburg yesterday, Mhango said he does not want to get carried away by reports of opportunities overseas.
He said: “Of course, it is my wish to play for top clubs overseas, especially in Europe, but my focus now is on Pirates.
“If there are openings, my agent will take care of that and inform me at an appropriate time.”