Katlego Mphela is not convinced that the old combination of Leonardo Castro, Khama Billiat and Keagan Dolly will repeat what they produced at Mamelodi Sundowns.
Like the ‘CBD’, ‘Killer’ played for both Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs but couldn’t reproduce his good performances as his stay in Naturena was hampered by injuries.
“I really don’t know, I think it’s a tricky one. As you know, the environments and tactics are not the same,” Mphela tells KickOff.com.
“I don’t think they are still the same players. If you can look at Billiat, he is from a long-term injury, Dolly has not been playing overseas and Castro was playing bits and pieces last season.
“And again, I think [Samir] Nurkovic is the who is going to start ahead of Castro because of the form he was in previously.
“But even if they play together, I don’t see them producing the same performances or the results like they did at Sundowns because again, the tactics of Stuart Baxter differs to that of Pitso [Mosimane].
“And obviously they are getting to a stage in their careers where they are getting old. But they are still good players, they will help Chiefs with their experience. They still have quality in them, it depends how Stuart Baxter uses them.”