Cape Town City chairman John Comitis confirmed that the club are interested in acquiring the services of Bafana Bafana midfielder Mandla Masango.
The 28-year-old returned to South Africa last season, joining SuperSport United following a two-year absence since leaving Kaizer Chiefs for Denmark outfit Randers back in 2015.
The Bafana Bafana midfielder managed to score four goals from 18 appearances in all competitions during his six-month loan stint at Matsatsantsa.
Comitis admits that the club are keen to strengthen their squad by signing the former Chiefs midfielder.
‘We spoke to Mandla. The problem is that he is committed. The transfer fee that his club are asking is beyond our reach,’ Comitis told The Star.
‘Right now we can’t talk to Mandla since it is outside the transfer window, which means we can only talk to his club.’
The club’s chairman downplayed rumours that the club are also interested in acquiring the services of Mamelodi Sundowns start Khama Billiat.
‘I’m sure everyone would be interested in a player like Khama Billiat, but right now he is not in our sights. He is not in my plans at the moment,’ he added.
Cape Town City will now prepare for their Absa Premiership encounter against Baroka when the two sides meet at Cape Town Stadium on 22 November, with kick-off scheduled for 19:30.