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Mamelodi Sundowns will not go on a spending spree in the offseason, reveals Pitso Mosimane

2:09 PM GMT+4 02/05/2018
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane, April 2018
The Masandawana mentor is looking to maintain harmony at Chloorkop as he will not bring in too many new faces in the transfer window

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has revealed that he will not go on shopping spree during the offseason, albeit confirming the signing of one player.

Masandawana were recently crowned Premier Soccer League (PSL) champions for the eighth time in their history, but while Sundowns still have the prospect of African football to contend with, the 53-year-old remains stern on his transfer policy.

However, Mosimane has revealed that the club have already acquired their first signing and are closing in on a second.

Although, he did not reveal any names. Recent reports have suggested that Guinea-Bissau international Toni Silva was on the verge of joining the Tshwane giants.

“We have already signed one and we are about to sign another one,” Mosimane was quoted as saying by FARPost.

Meanwhile, Sundowns fans in the past have become accustomed to seeing the club bring in a plethora of new signings, but ever since Mosimane has taken over, the ‘open cheque book' has been severely crippled.

Mamelodi Sundowns is no longer doing the thing of [signing] 15 players, remember? It’s two/three all the time and we know who we want. We know where we need to reinforce. We are not going to go on a shopping spree,” he added.

“That thing [shopping spree] backfires sometimes, hey. I don’t want to mention clubs’ names, so after you win the league [you think] this [what you have] is not good and you bring everybody,” he continued.

“We need to be very careful and I must be loyal to the boys who do it week in and week out with me, more especially when they deliver the performances, you know,” Mosimane concluded.

While Mosimane’s men will surely be on cloud nine following their league triump, the Brazilians' technical team will almost immediately need to bring their players back down to earth as they begin their Caf Champions League group stage campaign against Wydad Casablanca on the weekend.