If Pitso Mosimane is serious he must talk to Al Ahly, says Egyptian Amr Gamal

Following the Masandawana coach's recent remarks, Gamal has is not closed off to the idea of returning to SA

Egypt international and former Bidvest Wits attacker Amr Gamal, has refused to rule out a potential return to South Africa.

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane recently admitted that he was an admirer of the player and hinted that he would consider making an approach for the 26-year-old. Gamal started off life in the South African top flight well, but after guiding Wits to a Telkom Knockout Cup triumph he saw his game time limited and was subsequently shipped out to Finland.

However, following Mosimane’s latest remarks, Gamal who missed out on a place in Egypt’s national team for the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia, has potentially issued a come and get me plea to the Brazilians coach.

Despite joining HJK, Gamal is still on the books of Egyptian giants Al Ahly, and Gamal has stated that if the former Bafana Bafana mentor is really interested in his services, he should speak to his parent club.

“It is a nice feeling to hear that Pitso likes me but I am still contracted to Al Ahly until 2021,” Gamal told SowetanLive.

"If he’s serious he must talk to Al Ahly‚ that we will (determine) if I come back (to SA) or not‚’’ said Gamal,” he added.

While admittingly there has been no contact with the 53-year-old, Gamal is certainly not closed off to the idea of joining the Tshwane giants.

“I have not spoken to Pitso but I know that Sundowns have many foreign players and they have no place for another one,” he added.

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"But it’s football… my friend we cannot say what the future holds,’’ he concluded.

Mosimane is potentially looking at replacements with both Khama Billiat and Percy Tau reportedly on their way out. While Billiat is set to see his contract run out at the end of the month, Tau is believed to be on his way out in the offseason with offers from France and England reportedly on the table.