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EXTRA TIME: South Africa and England react to Percy Tau nearing Brighton deal

15:37 GMT+4 11/07/2018
Percy Tau of Mamelodi Sundowns v Barcelona - May 16 2018
With Bafana Bafana's rising star close to an English Premier League move, there are many questions about his future

Brighton is closing in on a move for South African international Percy Tau from Mamelodi Sundowns.

We already reported that the Brazilians have given the go-ahead for the transfer, but there's a number of obstacles remaining.

Firstly, there's the question of the work permit and many journalists have pointed out that Tau might have to go out immediately on loan... to Belgium. That'd be strange, but surely it's an unlikely scenario for next season?

Here's how South African Twitter followers and Brighton fans are reacting in England.