Striker Mahatma Otoo Casts Doubts Over Hearts Future
Striker Mahatma Otoo has refused to pledge his future to Hearts of Oak ? further fueling speculations he will be leaving at the end of the season.
The 21-year-old is being courted by several clubs both within and abroad as his existing deal with the Phobians is set to expire at the end of the current campaign.
Rivals; Asante Kotoko have announced the intention to open formal talks with the Hearts of Oak captain who is free to negotiate a new deal with any club of his choice per the FIFA rules regarding player transfers.
The Ghana international is however being engaged by Hearts officials over a contract renewal.
The former Sporting Mirren player has however casted great doubts over his stay at Hearts by refusing to declare he wants to remain with the Phobians.
?I am a professional, I don?t discuss my contract with outsiders, I will like to keep my contract in silence and discuss it with the right people and you will get to know what happens as time goes on,? he said.
?You will get to know when the time is right.?
Otoo?s evasiveness on the subject of his stay at Hearts could give impetus to Kotoko?s bid to sign him at the end of the season.
English club Sunderland are also said to be interested with Olympique Lyon and Mamelodi Sundowns also waiting to pounce.