Cape Town City FC Have Eyes on Former EPL Talent Khanya Leshabela (24)

Cape Town City FC is setting its sights on former Leicester City and Amajita player Khanya Leshabela, as confirmed by iDiski Times.

The 24-year-old midfielder, who has spent a significant portion of his career in England, is now set to join the South African club.

Leshabela’s journey in professional football began at Leicester City, where he moved through the ranks, starting from the U18 level and working his way up to the U21s.

Khanya Leshabela is a wanted man by Cape Town City FC

Khanya Leshabela is a wanted man by Cape Town City FC

His impressive development saw him eventually promoted to the first team, showcasing his skills on the grand stage of the English Premier League (EPL).

During the 2015/16 season, he played a role in Leicester City’s triumph as Premier League champions.

Despite his promising talent, Leshabela also gained valuable experience through loan spells at Shrewsbury in the 2021/22 season and Crewe Alexandra in the 2022/23 season.

Leshabela’s only had one appearance in the EPL for Leicester City that occurred in 2021, as he made his debut against Sheffield United.

iDiski Times reports that Leshabela is set to undergo training with Cape Town City in the coming days.

The midfielder is also expected to travel with the team to Johannesburg, where they will be conducting a training camp in the upcoming week.

In addition to the potential signing of Khanya Leshabela, Cape Town City has recently completed the signing of Namibian international Prins Tjiueza.

The midfielder’s participation in the African Cup of Nations showcases the club’s commitment to securing talent with international experience, further solidifying their competitive edge in domestic competitions.

Cape Town City FC’s transfer strategy

As Cape Town City FC continues to make strategic moves in the transfer market, the addition of Leshabela could bring a wealth of skill and knowledge to the team.

Fans eagerly await the official announcement, hoping to witness the former EPL player make a significant impact in the vibrant world of South African football.

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