Relebohile Mofokeng fired warning as Rangers transfer target told 'stay humble'

Relebohile Mofokeng has been warned to "stay humble" as that's the characteristic that will take him far amid transfer links with Rangers this summer.

The versatile attacker, 19, has been touted as a potential Ibrox signing under manager Philippe Clement with recruitment chief Nils Koppen working in different markets than the traditional ones the club have been shopping in. Mofokeng is a promising talent in South Africa with Orlando Pirates.

The playmaker has also been compared to club legend Joseph Makhanya by another icon, Lucky Lekgwathi, who told the new Bafana Bafana cap to heed his word. “Everyone likes him; you can see he’s a humble boy, and he’s always smiling,” Lekgwathi told FARPost. “He’s that kind of a player when you tell him, ‘run’ he’ll run. Even if you tell him an instruction, he’ll take it.

“You can see Rele; he’s humble, and that tells you of the hands he’s coming from. He comes from the hands of someone who played for development – Joseph Makhanya.

“[Augusto] Palacious was dealing with discipline. If you look at Joseph Makhanya, he was so disciplined.

“We mustn’t forget to give him credit [for Mofokeng’s discipline]. I look at Rele, and I look at Makhanya, I’m like it’s one and the same thing, Joseph was the same.

“I just wish that he continues being the same, be humble and work hard. He mustn’t change his attitude. Some players who were not disciplined, played a few seasons, why?

"They were not humble. They thought I’ve arrived, so the boy must continue that way; he’ll go far.”