Cape Town – Absa Premiership Player of the
Season Percy Tau is reportedly attracting interest from English Premier League
outfit Brighton and Hove Albion.
The 24-year-old was the joint-top scorer (along
with Rodney Ramagalela) in the PSL with 11 goals last campaign and as well as
providing 13 assists.
The former Witbank Spurs forward, a CAF
Champions League winner, has also scored five goals in nine internationals for
According to the Brighton-based publication
The Argus, the Premier League outfit is interested in acquiring the players
services but have made no formal offer yet.
“The Argus can confirm the Seagulls
are tracking Mamelodi Sundowns forward Percy Tau, who was recently named top man
in his domestic competition,” the publication reported.
“While no bid has been made, Albion
remain interested in the South Africa international who also scooped Players’
Player of the Year honours recently in the top flight.”
Brighton finished last season in 15th spot
on the Premier League table, seven points clear of the relegation zone, with
35-year-old Glen Murray their top scorer with 12 goals.
The Chris Hughton-coached team were
promoted from the Championship the previous season.
Tau has been linked with a move to the Spanish
La Liga as well as Ligue 1, Serie A and the Bundesliga in Germany.
In a recent interview, the
striker revealed that a transfer to the La Liga would be a dream come true.
“I believe so, that I’m ready to go
overseas because I have played international football,” said Tau.
“With that reference of being at the club
World Cup, CAF Champions League and playing for Bafana Bafana, I have judged
myself based on that. Playing against Barcelona was also a good reference.
“I would go to Spain; I also like Germany
and England. But if I choose one country it would be Spain. I would love to play
against Madrid and Barcelona.”