Thulani Serero playing for AL Jazira

Highly-rated SA midfielder Thulani Serero leaves Al Jazira

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South African highly-rated midfielder Thulani Serero has parted ways with UAE Pro League outfit Al Jazira.

Serero heads out the exit door at Jazira and officially becomes a free agent. This means that he can join a club of his choice.

Jazira opted against renewing Serero’s contract, which expired on 30 June 2023.

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The 33-year-old star spent four seasons in the UAE and was one of the top performers in the league. He had been with Jazira since 2019 following the move from Dutch outfit Vitesse.

In Jazira colours, the former Bafana Bafana international made 116 appearances with six assists to his name. And his last season with the Abu Dhabi side, Serero featured in 33 matches in all competitions, outlining that he was a fan favorite at the club.

He had a successful stint in the UAE, winning the 2020/21 UAE Pro League title and Super Cup in the 2021/22 campaign. In addition, Serero played at the FIFA Club World Cup with the club.

In a brief statement, Jazira, thanks Serero for his services, describing him as ‘exceptional’ as they also announced the departure of his partner in crime in midfield Serbian MilošKosanović of Serbia.

Milos and Serero. Exceptional duo on and off the pitch. Thank you, and wishing you all the best in your future,” the club said.

The talented Serero won’t be short of suitors and he is already linked with a move back to South Africa in the PSL. Several reports have indicated that Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns are interested in acquiring his services.

Thulani Serero has been plying his trade

Serero has been plying his trade abroad since 2011 when he left Ajax Cape Town to join Dutch giants Ajax Amsterdam.

In Hollard, he won four league titles in six seasons at Ajax before joining Vitesse for two campaigns. He then moved to the riches of the Gulf where he featured for Jazira.

Serero, with over 40 Bafana Bafana caps is now back in the market and it remains to be seen which club he will join next.

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