The 22-year-old has been among the best performers for the Western Cape facet and is known to have attracted Amakhosi’s curiosity
Stellenbosch FC coach Steve Barker says they won’t let the “noise” linking midfielder Leletu Skelem with a transfer to Kaizer Chiefs get into the participant’s head and have an effect on his performances.
The participant is reportedly a goal of Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt who has beforehand admitted he’s already scouting gamers for subsequent season.
With Chiefs’ Fifa switch ban set to be lifted in June, it’s understood Skelem is considered one of Hunt’s prime priorities.
However Stellenboach coach Steve Barker says they’re ignoring the switch hypothesis and specializing in enhancing the participant’s recreation.
“I feel it’s vital to firstly handle the individual earlier than you handle the participant on this scenario,” stated Barker as per Solar Sport.
“Leletu has had numerous challenges of late and we’re right here to assist him. He’s our participant till the top of the season and past. So it’s nearly giving him confidence and permitting him to maintain creating in to the footballer we all know he might be for us.
“We don’t let the noise get an excessive amount of in the way in which of issues. Leletu simply must carry on working onerous and we’re right here to assist him and permit him to maintain on rising as an individual and as a footballer. He’s dedicated to the membership and he simply must proceed working onerous to get himself into the beginning eleven.”
Skelem has been with Stellenbosch for the previous three seasons and helped them earn promotion into the Premier Soccer League.
A daily participant since becoming a member of the membership in June 2018, this season he has managed to function in 17 of the group’s 19 PSL video games, scoring one objective and making three assists.
He was nonetheless not been a part of the squad which misplaced 2-1 to Mamelodi Sundowns in Saturday’s league recreation.
With Hunt reportedly monitoring him, Skelem may push to enhance his recreation to higher his probabilities of signing for Chiefs.
Final season, the 22-year-old was additionally linked with Orlando Pirates however the Buccaneers seem to have rested their curiosity.