Napoli tracks Billiat

Zimbabwe international forward Khama Billiat’s stock continues to rise with reports that Italian giants Napoli are tracking him with a possibility of signing him in the January transfer window.

By Sports Reporter

Billiat, who is arguably the hottest property in the PSL at present, has also reportedly attracted interest from several European clubs.
Belgium outfits, Club Brugge and KV Oostende, have been monitoring the player, after his impressive performances under the mentorship of Pitso Mosimane at the Brazilians, as well as with the Zimbabwean national team.

According to reports from South Africa, Italian Serie A side, SCC Napoli, who have become one of the strongest sides in the league in recent seasons, are interested in the 26-year-old’s services.

The Italian club’s head of communications, Nicola Lombardo however declined to comment when contacted, but sources maintain that there is interest from Napoli.

The Zimbabwean international who won the African Champions League with Mamelodi Sundowns becoming the first Zimbabwean to win the prestigious tournament. Billiat has also been shortlisted for the best player based in Africa award.

Mamelodi Sundowns have already turned down an offer of around €1.2 million (±R18.2m) from Egyptian giants, Al Ahly, as the club was looking for a figure close to €2.5 million (±R37.9m) at the time.

Now, it remains to be seen whether interested outfits will be keen on meeting the Sundowns’ asking price for the Zimbabwean international come the January transfer window window.

Tongai Mwenje

Tongai Mwenje is a Senior Editor with Zimbabwe's largest online sports magazine Sportbrief He has been writing professionally since 2012 and currently writes for technology and sport blogs. He has vast experience in digital marketing, sports reporting and analysis. He is also a Sports and Technology columnist with Financial Gazette Online Sports Column and Technology Magazine respectively.

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