...By Lola Smith for TDPel Media.
South African footballer Andile Jali, who is currently out of contract with Mamelodi Sundowns, has hinted at his next club on social media.
Jali has been linked with both Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs, but both teams have reportedly cooled in their interest.
The latest photo shared by Jali on his social media accounts has led some fans to speculate on his destination.
In the image, Jali is seen driving his Mustang through Free State, with a road sign showing distances to both Bloemfontein and Cape Town.
Some fans believe that the Cape Town reference suggests that Jali may be about to join a Mother City club.
Jali’s agent, Mike Makaab, recently suggested that there is little chance of Jali staying at Sundowns.
“Anything happens in football, but I don’t think he will stay at Sundowns.
I think you can see that he is no longer required at Sundowns.
The team’s choice must be respected.
Jali is a quality player who needs a place to play frequently,” Makaab said in a Gagasi FM interview.
Jali has been a prominent figure in South African football for over a decade, having started his professional career at the age of 17 with Orlando Pirates.
In 2014, he moved to Belgium to play for KV Oostende before returning to South Africa to join Mamelodi Sundowns in 2018.
During his time with Sundowns, Jali has won numerous titles including the league title, the Telkom Knockout, and the Ned