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Orlando Pirates teenager attracts both African and European giants
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Orlando Pirates teenager attracts both African and European giants

Orlando Pirates Players continue to attract interest from Europe and another of their stars is being followed!

This is not the first time that Pirates’ Relebohile Mofokeng is the subject of interest from abroad.

Earlier in the season, Pirates announced that Mofokeng had traveled English Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers for reviews. He then returned to South Africa, saying he had left a good impression in the English Midlands. This was the first formal bit of foreign interest in a player who was also thought to have impressed the Spanish La Liga sides. However, there is no word yet on whether the troublesome winger will return to England for a re-assessment or to sign a deal.

Rangers interested in Mofokeng

He has seen his game grow by leaps and bounds after cementing his place in the Pirates lineup. He has since been set to return to Britain, this time with Scottish giants Glasgow Rangers thought he was interested in Mofokeng.

However, Mofokeng has not only made progress at Rangers Glasgow times message about further interest. It is believed that African giants Al Ahly and Serbian giants Red Bulls Salzburg follow the Pirate teen.

Red Bull Salzburg and Al Ahly are also interested in the Pirates star

“He (Mofokeng) has already attracted the attention of clubs in England. He had a trial spell at Premier League side Wolves before also getting the chance to impress at Reading. Al-Ahly and Red Bull Salzburg are among the other clubs with an interest,” the publication wrote.

Mofokeng has been in sensational form for Pirates of late. He has earned the right to be one of the first names in coach Jose Riveiro’s starting lineup. The 19-year-old has contributed 10 goals in 34 appearances in all competitions so far as Rangers lurk.

If he has to leave Pirates next season, Mofokeng hopes to do so after winning the title Nedbank cup last. They will compete against national champions Mamelodi sunsets on June 1 in Mbombela.