Luke Le Roux Clarifies Transfer Rumors, No Official Approach from Kaizer Chiefs

Despite ongoing speculation linking Luke Le Roux with a move to Kaizer Chiefs this season, the 23-year-old South African midfielder has clarified that there has been no official approach from the Soweto giants.

Le Roux is currently under contract with Dutch club FC Volendam, having signed an initial three-year deal in August, with the option for an additional season.

Le Roux’s Journey in European Football

Le Roux’s journey in European football has been marked by notable transitions.

He made the switch to Dutch football from Swedish side Varbergs BoIS after leaving SuperSport United in 2018.

Additionally, he spent time on loan at Stellenbosch FC during his career.

Interest from Amakhosi and Le Roux’s Response

Speculation had suggested that Kaizer Chiefs were keen on securing Le Roux’s services, a player who has represented Bafana Bafana on five occasions.

However, Le Roux has downplayed the possibility of a return to South Africa at this stage of his career.

He emphasized that there was no direct contact with him or his agent, though he acknowledged that there might have been discussions with his agency.

Le Roux expressed his desire to continue his football journey in Europe, underscoring his dedication to his current path.

Acknowledgment of Interest and Future Aspirations

Despite dismissing the rumors of a move, Le Roux appreciated the interest shown by big teams like Kaizer Chiefs.

He emphasized the importance of hard work and dedication in football, emphasizing that players should always give their best, as they never know who might be observing their performances.


Luke Le Roux’s decision to remain in Europe and his commitment to his current club, FC Volendam, showcase his determination to continue his footballing journey on the continent.

The interest from Kaizer Chiefs underscores his talent and potential.

As the player focuses on his European career, the ongoing speculation highlights the attention and recognition that South African talents are gaining in the global footballing landscape.

While Le Roux’s immediate future remains in Europe, his story serves as an inspiration to aspiring footballers to keep pushing and giving their best on the field.

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