The Siya source revealed that there is strong interest from an English club in a South African player, but did not want to disclose the name of the club in order to avoid disrupting ongoing negotiations. However, it has been reported that Bournemouth is the club showing interest and has made inquiries about the player. The decision regarding offers and the player’s value now rests with the Sporting Director of Bournemouth. The source noted that the player is highly prized, not only at Sundowns but also in South Africa, and would not come cheap.
Despite this, English teams are known for their willingness to pursue players they see as valuable assets. While the player’s current club does not want to hinder his move overseas, they are keen to ensure that he joins a team where he will have regular playing time. This is important for his development and could impact his position in the national team. The potential move to Bournemouth is contingent on the player being able to play regularly, as it is considered a crucial condition for his European transfer.
The source emphasized that the player, Mokoena, has performed well for the national team, Bafana Bafana, at Afcon, despite missing two penalties and scoring one (in different shootouts). They also highlighted his impressive free-kick goal against Morocco in the quarter-finals.