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How Pirates Could Line Up With Hlatshwayo & Hotto…

Following the arrival of Thulani Hlatshwayo and Deon Hotto at Orlando Pirates, there has been a lot of excitement from the club’s supporters who would like to see the team improve in its results in the new season. 

Click through the gallery above on how Pirates could line up next season with Hlatshwayo and Hotto in the starting XI 

The Buccaneers confirmed on Monday afternoon that the Bafana Bafana defender and captain, as well as the Namibian international have been signed from Bidvest Wits on long-term deals.

Read – OFFICIAL: Pirates Confirm Signing Of Wits Duo 

In picking up a strong team next season, Pirates coach Josef Zinnbauer will have the choice of lining up Hlatshwayo alongside team captain Happy Jele in the centre of defence, with Hotto likely to play next to his former Wits teammate Gabadinho Mhango up front, among other stars at his disposal.

Hlatshwayo is expected to fight it out with Ntsikelelo Nyauza and Alfred Ndengane, among other players for a position in the team’s central defence. 

Read: Agent Lashes Out At SAFPU About Defender! 

Based on the number of appearances and performances from last season under the German mentor, below is how Pirates could line up next season with Hlatshwayo and Hotto in the starting XI:

Wayne Sandilands – GK, Paseka Mako – RB, Happy Jele – CB, Thulani Hlatshwayo – CB, Innocent Maela – LB, Vincent Pule – RW, Ben Motshwari – CM, Fortune Makaringe – CM, Thembinkosi Lorch – AM, Ghabadinho Mhango – ST, Deon Hotto – LW     

How do you think Pirates will line up with Hlatshwayo and Hotto in the starting XI?       

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