ACCRA HEARTS of Oak have now confirmed that Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa have expressed interest in Mahatma Otoo.
Alhaji Akambi, a leading member of Hearts said the South African club are hotly pursuing their striker.
He however denied that Sunderland of English Premiership are in talks with Hearts for the release of Mahatma.
Alhaji Akambi said it is Mamelodi Sundowns that have expressed interest in signing player.
According to him, the South African club recently sent some scouts to monitor Mahatma’s performance, adding that the representatives are impressed about the player’s output and have even opened talks with Hearts for his possible release.
Though talks are still ongoing, Alhaji Akambi said no deal has been reached between Hearts and Sundowns yet.
Speaking on Boss FM, the Hearts official did not state the amount being quoted by the South Africans for the release of Mahatma.
He was also tight lipped with regard to the number of years for which Sundowns want to sign him.
FROM I.F. Joe Awuah Jnr., Kumasi