According to Siya sources, a former Manchester United defender is looking to lure a player from the Absa Premiership into his ranks before the transfer window closes.
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Henning Berg, who is currently the head coach of Stabæk in Norway’s top-flight, is believed to have earmarked Cape Town City’s Matthew Rusike as a top target ahead of the new season and is eager to try and get a deal done.
Rusike, 28, returned to South Africa after a spell with Club Africain in Tunisia, and there has been plenty of speculation regarding his future after he entered into the last six months of his current deal with the Citizens.
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The Siya crew has been led to believe that Berg, a UEFA Champions League and English Premier League winner during his time with United, is pushing to try and secure the Zimbabwean’s signature, however, does have time, given that the transfer window in Norway only closes on April 1st.
The forward was on the bench last week as City beat Maritzburg United 3-2, though was missing from the squad on Wednesday night during the defeat to Mamelodi Sundowns.
Stabæk will now be looking to engage with Rusike’s current employers in order to try and get a deal over the line.