Cape City Metropolis coach Jan Olde Riekerink hopes to signal a top quality striker in the course of the January switch window to assist alleviate their scoring issues.
The Residents have been flirting with relegation for the big of the marketing campaign thus far and Olde Riekerink believes confirmed objective scorer could also be an answer to their drawback in entrance of objectives.
Metropolis are sitting dangerously on 13th spot on the Absa Premiership standings with simply 17 factors from 18 video games and so they face on-form and fourth-placed Bidvest Wits at Cape City Stadium on Saturday evening (kickoff eight.15pm).
Olde Riekerink has made no secret of the truth that he’s searching for a striker to take the warmth off Kermit Erasmus who has been out and in of the aspect by harm this marketing campaign.
“I communicate to the chairman John Comitis every day and there’ll all the time be alternatives to signal gamers. However they should be higher than our gamers and so they have to slot in the spots we’re on the lookout for‚” he stated.
“Clearly‚ we’re on the lookout for a striker‚ however once more we’ve got numerous gamers who can play in a two-striker system. So it’s not solely about you set a striker after which the issue is solved.
“We even have good gamers‚ I’ve tried numerous gamers as a striker‚ however some gamers it’s tough to play with the person within the again and so they want extra space. It has not been simple to search out.”
Wits are coming off a Three-2 victory at residence to Bloemfontein Celtic final week and have an enviable report away – with eight wins and three attracts of their final 11 Absa Premiership matches on the street.
Their earlier defeat was at AmaZulu in March final 12 months‚ whereas they’re unbeaten in three earlier league visits to play Metropolis‚ with two wins and a draw.