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Tau And Chiefs Part Ways

Kaizer Chiefs have parted ways with Jimmy Tau, the club's official website has revealed.

The player’s future has been in doubt for some time after he struggled with injuries in the past season, and his contract with the club was due to expire at the end of the month.

The player’s agent, Jazzman Mahlakgane, confirmed to Soccer-Laduma that the two parties have agreed to go their separate ways in a meeting held earlier today (Thursday).

“We just had a meeting with the club about it. It’s true that the player is leaving. We were told that the coach (Stuart Baxter) needs a youngster for the right-back position. They have Pa (Siboniso Gaxa) and the boy from Bloemfontein Celtic (Kgotso Moleko) already in that position. Jimmy is still going to continue playing. But we are just waiting to see what will happen in the next few days,” said Mahlakgane.

Click here to view Jimmy Tau's Kaizer Chiefs Career in pictures!

On KaizerChiefs.com Tau said,  “After meeting the Club’s Football Manager, Bobby Motaung this morning together with my Business Manager; One would like to bid the millions of Kaizer Chiefs supporters farewell, this is after a long discussion where he broke the news that I will not be featuring in the Coach’s plans in the upcoming season.

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Executive Chairman, Kaizer Motaung for affording me an opportunity to be part of this Club. Also the Club’s Football Manager (Bobby Motaung) for his support during my career at the Club, my teammates, cleaning staff and general staff members.

“As I bid the Amakhosi faithful goodbye I want to thank them for supporting me during rough times and injury period at Kaizer Chiefs. I will forever be grateful for having been part of the family.

Click here to watch a video of Jimmy Tau taking on Simba Mhere

“To the Technical Team I would like to officially congratulate them for the job well done and wish them all the best in the next season and beyond. To my colleague and current captain of the Club, Itumeleng Khune, I wish him all the best in the role I was once given honour to play.

“To my family, members of the media and friends; thank you for being there for me all these years."

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