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Confirmed: Wits Splash Cash On Scottish Striker

Bidvest Wits Have Confirmed The Signing Of Simon Murray

By Soccer Laduma - Jul 23, 2018 12:14 PM

Bidvest Wits have announced the signing of Simon Murray from Scottish Premiership team Hibernian FC, bolstering their striking department. 

Read: Davids Discusses New Signings

The Siya crew recently reported that the 26-year-old, who spent half of the season on loan with Dundee in 2017/18, was due to undergo an assessment with the Clever Boys, and it appears he impressed Gavin Hunt so much that they decided to offer him a deal.

According to reports in Scotland, Wits have opened their chequebooks to sign Murray from Hibs, with a figure of £150,000 (around R2.6m) being accepted by the Scottish club in return for the forward's signature.

Murray scored 17 goals in 42 games in all competitions for Hibernian and Dundee last season, and earlier this month played in a Hibs’ UEFA Europa League qualifier. He has 94 direct goal contributions (60 goals, 34 assists) from 151 games. 


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RyanPule Joined: 28 Dec 2017
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RyanPule Jul 26, 2018 05:31 PM
Only set the fixtures a few weeks before the league starts. PSL are a joke run terrible. English premier league fixtures are announced a few weeks after the season ends.
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Beef_10 Jul 24, 2018 08:45 AM
@Vhivha ...Thts bcoz hes Coaaaching a small team with not fanbase....KC, OP, MS FANS Dn PLAY
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Kopong T Jul 23, 2018 03:51 PM
This guy will do wonders in the PSL
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Vhivha Joined: 25 Jul 2016
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Vhivha Jul 23, 2018 02:21 PM
@nazzi the second Anybody from pal can score those goals when playing against Mvela teams
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nazzi the second Joined: 23 Oct 2017
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nazzi the second Jul 23, 2018 01:36 PM
his stats are good better than most top strikers in PSL a contribution of almost 100 goals in 150 thats above average that is 66% out of 100 in every two games he contributes to a goal
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RyanPule Jul 23, 2018 01:35 PM
Who is he. ?? He has done nothing a nobody ? If he was good at that age he would not be coming to SA. he would find some in England. Must be a cow. Poor CV
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Vhivha Joined: 25 Jul 2016
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Vhivha Jul 23, 2018 01:00 PM
Hunt, we saw your recruits last time, they all fail and sank your team to nearly relegation.Lucky you were not Pitso or Khompela, otherwise the naysayers were going to slain you.
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Mtwesi Jul 23, 2018 12:54 PM
Welcome to clever boys
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khosisi8@gmail.com Jul 23, 2018 12:34 PM
Wowwwww! look at dis boy's faz!!!!!! it tels u Onyunku is in trbl
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LAPO_MOLEBATSI Jul 23, 2018 12:29 PM
They never learn these ones..but he is coming from a good league and a top club,the problem is that he was not even making the bench for Hibs
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Mumm_Rubi Jul 23, 2018 12:24 PM
Welcome to Africa's best hopefully you'll add a legacy to our improving league
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Myaka weliPhefeni Jul 23, 2018 12:19 PM
Lets hope his gonna help them

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