Maluleka: Kaizer Chiefs in contract renewal talks with star midfielder

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The Tembisa-born maestro is likely to stay at Naturena beyond June 2020 as he's currently negotiating a new deal with the club
The Tembisa-born maestro is likely to stay at Naturena beyond June 2020 as he's currently negotiating a new deal with the club

Goal can exclusively reveal Kaizer Chiefs and George Maluleka are locked in negotiations over a new deal. 

According to a source privy to the situation, Amakhosi have tabled a three-year deal for Maluleka, and the club is hopeful Maluleka will eventually sign on the dotted line. 

"A new three-year deal has been offered to him but the two parties are still negotiating," the source revealed to Goal

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"The club is optimistic he will sign. George is happy at Chiefs and hasn't expressed a desire to leave. So, he is staying put," added the source. 

Maluleka is in the final six months of his contract with the Soweto giants and eligible to sign a pre-contract agreement with a club of his choice. 

However, he has remained loyal to Amakhosi as he hasn't signed anything with any club despite rumours several local clubs are after his services. 

The 31-year-old midfielder has been with Chiefs since January 2014, and in 2017, he signed a three-year deal with the Naturena-based side. 

He has been instrumental in Ernst Middendorp's side topping the PSL standings this season with his four assists in 16 league matches. 

Last year Maluleka was linked with a possible move to Scotland after Glasgow Rangers were reported to be monitoring his progress at Amakhosi.   

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