Sharks boss: Talks ongoing for Bok duo

Sharks chief Eduard Coetzee says strikes for Andre Esterhuizen and Trevor Nyakane are within the pipeline, however the Springboks have but to place pen to paper.

Seeking to considerably strengthen the squad accessible to Neil Powell and John Plumtree subsequent season, the Sharks have focused the 2 World Cup winners.

A report by RugbyPass over the weekend mentioned that offers had been put in place for each Esterhuizen and Nyakane.

Nonetheless, Coetzee, talking formally on the matter for the primary time, informed Netwerk24 that nothing has been confirmed but.

“André’s contract continues to be legitimate till the center of subsequent yr and there’s a important switch price to purchase him out, which we are going to by no means be capable of afford,” Coetzee informed Netwerk24. “We’re nonetheless making an attempt to barter with Harlequins.

“At this stage, André’s transfer continues to be within the pipeline and I actually hope he can return. André and our different skilled centres may also assist practice promising children like Ethan Hooker, Litelihle Bester and Jurenzio Julius.

“André and Trevor are gamers that the teaching staff believes can add worth. With our contracting, we wish to be sure that we’ve got the appropriate expertise in the appropriate positions.”

Picture: Scott Taetsch/Gallo Photographs

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