Orlando Pirates are still keen on acquiring Ajax Cape Town duo Keagan Dolly and Abubakar Mobara, Goal has been informed
However, top Absa Premiership sides SuperSport United, Kaizer Chiefs, Mamelodi Sundowns as well as Bidvest Wits cannot be ruled out from bidding for either Mobara or Dolly.
According to a source at Bucs, the 2013 Caf Champions League finalists are looking to add more depth into their squad by signing both Mobara and Dolly.
"Look the club is looking to bring in young players who will be able to mount a serious challenge for a starting berth," a source told Goal.
Twenty-one year old winger Dolly who's a former Sundowns academy player, performed well this past season, scoring three goals in 27 league appearances.
His agent Paul Mitchell, managing director of Siyavuma Sports Group, has already confirmed to Goal that indeed Dolly has attracted interest from top PSL clubs.
However, Goal understands that Siyavuma Sports Group's main objective is to secure a move to Europe for the Johannesburg-born winger.
"Players like Mobara, (Mogakolodi) Ngele and Dolly have been identified as possible new signings. Dolly could really challenge Klate on the left flank. Manyisa is a wanted man, and that's why Mobara is a target," the source said.
Dolly's teammate, Mobara has also done well for the Urban Warriors. The versatile player made 24 appearances in all competitions for the Ikamva outfit.
His coach at Ajax, Roger de Sa recently confirmed to Goal that team is aware of Pirates' interest in the 20-year-old player. But the former Bucs mentor insisted that Mobara is not for sale.
"The management is aware of Ajax's interest in Manti and Ngoma. Both players will return for pre-season training. But a huge swap deal might be on the cards," he concluded.
It is unlikely for Pirates to keep midfielder Manti Moholo and winger Aubrey Ngoma who both struggled to command a regular spot in the Bucs starting line-up this past season.
On the other hand, Moholo's agent Josiah Mphono has confirmed Ajax's interest in his client, while Urban Warriors coach De Sa has also revealed that negotiations are ongoing with Bucs for Ngoma.