Kaizer Chiefs captain Khune yet to receive European offers

The Bafana skipper is said to have attracted interest from German side Hannover 96, but he confirms that he hasn't been approached
Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune has dismissed reports linking him with a possible move to German's Bundesliga club Hannover 96.

It emerged during the course of the week that Hannover 96 are in the market for a top shot-stopper, with Khune tipped for a move to Germany, but the 27-year-old AmaKhosi captain said that he knows nothing about it and labeled it as pure "speculation".

"I have a contract with Chiefs and I have to honour it," Khune told reporters. "To me, that's just speculation until an interested team comes with a formal offer," he said.

Khune's contract with the Soweto giants runs until June 2015, although he's likely to be offered an improved deal before the end of this year.

He has been with Chiefs' first team for the past 10 years, but his breakthrough came in 2007 when he was thrown into the deep end by Muhsin Ertugral.

Since then, Khune has never looked back, helping Chiefs to several domestic titles, including the League title and Nedbank Cup in 2013.

He also won a number of individual awards in recent seasons, but the biggest of them all was Footballer of the Year in 2013, for his outstanding performances both at club and national team level. 

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