Le Havre confirm negotiations with Al Ahly for Bafana Bafana international

Le Havre confirm negotiations with Al Ahly for Bafana Bafana international

The 40-year-old, who allegedly endeavoured to sign the Lion of Judah while managing Amiens in France, desires to rejoin the player

Le Havre lead trainer Luka Elsner has affirmed that they are in chats with Al Ahly in regards to the administrations of Bafana Bafana star Percy Tau.

The 28-year-old forward has drawn interest from the French Ligue 2 club in spite of the player nicknamed Lion of Judah having persevered through lots of injuries this season in Egypt.

Tau, whose 2021-22 mission was finished by injuries, could rejoin with his previous coach of Belgian Union SG assuming Le Havre and Al Ahly agree before the French exchange window closes on Thursday at 12 PM.

“We have spoken with Tau and there is an official offer that we made to Al-Ahly Club,” Elsner told Btolat.

“But the deal is not easy at all, due to his lack of time before the end of the summer transfer market [closes] and negotiations with Al Ahly [are ongoing].”

Tau played a portion of his best football under Elsner at Union while on loan from Premier League side Brighton and Hove Albion with the left-footed assailant being named 2018-19 Proximus League Player of the Season.

Le Havre is expecting to sign the previous Mamelodi Sundowns player on a season-long loan bargain which would see Al Ahly get a loan fee as indicated by reports emerging from Egypt and Elsner is trusting that the two clubs agree.

“This is what I learned, but as a coach, I do not interfere in financial matters between clubs,” the Slovenian tactician continued.

“We worked together for a season in Belgium, Percy is a very great player, I loved working with him and I want it to be repeated with Le Havre.”

Tau, who has likewise been connected with Orlando Pirates, played 30 matches in the Egyptian Premier League and Caf Champions League – scoring multiple times, while additionally giving five assists.

He likewise snatched a pivotal assist in the Caf Super Cup as Al Ahly crushed Morocco’s Raja Casablanca to secure the trophy in December last year.

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