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Orlando Pirates target Andile Jali hints at joining a PSL club with Caf Champions League ambitions

12:10 BST 05/05/2018
KV Oostende, Andile Jali
The Eastern Cape-born player, who made over 100 appearances for Oostende, is frustrated by lengthy transfer talks

Kaizer ChiefsMamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates target Andile Jali says he wants his future resolved soon.

The central midfielder is currently a free agent having officially parted ways with KV Oostende last month after four-and-a-half years with the Belgian First Division A club.

Premier Soccer League (PSL) giants Chiefs, Sundowns and Pirates have opened talks with Jali's agent, Mike Makaab regarding the experienced player's services.

Jali has now disclosed that he is growing tired of the prolonged talks with the PSL big three with the transfer window set to open in July, 2018. 

“If it was up to me, I would have signed a long time ago, I would have been done," Jali told Metro FM.

"But unfortunately it is not up to me. There is a lot of paper work that has to be done,” he continued.

Pirates are hoping to re-sign Jali having sold him to Oostende midway through the 2013/14 campaign. 

Sundowns gaffer Pitso Mosimane has already expressed interest in signing Jali having worked with the midfield maestro during his days as Bafana Bafana head coach. 

“When I first announced that I am coming back to South Africa, I thought in three weeks’ time I would be announcing which team I am joining, but there is a lot to go through before I sign," he added.

Jali, who is one of Bafana's key players, has revealed that he would like to win the Caf Champions League trophy with his next club.

“I want to win the Caf Champions League. I am not coming here just to the sake of coming back, I want to win stuff," he concluded.

The 28-year-old played an important role in helping the Buccaneers reach in the 2013 Champions League final where they lost to Egyptian giants Al Ahly.