Erasmus told his employers last week that he won’t be renewing his stay at SuperSport United beyond 2014, and he is wanted by the “big three” of South African football
Matthews revealed that they have given Erasmus time to think about his future at the club, following his announcement that he won’t renew his contract with Matsatsantsa.
Erasmus’ contract with SuperSport United will expire at the end of the 2013/2014 season, but United are willing to let the player go should he feel that he needs to move during this transfer window.
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“Kermit has been given until Tuesday to decide if he still wants to play for us. Otherwise we will have to let him go, because we only want to keep players who are committed and willing to play for the club,” Matthews told Goal.
Matthews also confirmed that they will allow Erasmus to negotiate with the team of his choice should he decide against extending his stay at United on Tuesday.
“If he decides not to stay on Tuesday, then we will allow him to negotiate with the team of his choice, but we will certainly consider the highest offer,” he said.
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However, Matthews highlighted that they will only accept the lowest offer for Erasmus if the striker really wants to join that particular team.
“Chiefs, Pirates and Sundowns have all made enquiries, but we will only let him to join the lowest bidders if he feels that particular team is the right team for him to play for,” concluded Matthews.