Cape Town City deny interest in Richards Arthur and Elias Maguri

Cape Town City
City have reportedly lined up moves for two foreign strikers in the January transfer window, but the club boss has denied the reports

Cape Town City have vehemently denied interest in foreign strikers Richards Arthur and Elias Maguri, who are according to reports players that they are looking to bring on board in January.

“They are wild reports. There is no truth in that. We were proposed on it some time back, but we have never acted on it,” chairman John Comitis told Goal.

Arthur, who is of Angolan decent, has been plying his trade for GB Interclube and is on a two-year deal after signing from home town club Wa All Stars.

He scored eight goals in 12 outings last season and was named the club’s Player of the Year in the process.

As for Maguri, the 26-year-old is currently a free agent and has been a journey man so far having been on the books of Ruvu Shooting, Simba SC, Stand United and Dhofar Club in Tanzania.

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Despite boasting the third best offensive record, the Citizens still see the need to beef up their front line with the future of Lehlohonolo Majoro uncertain.

The former Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates striker has been linked with a possible move to SuperSport United at the end of the season.

Comitis hinted over the last few weeks his desire to add more firepower in attack in January, and it will be interesting to see which players they are targeting.