SuperSport United CEO Stan Matthews says the club would be supportive of goalkeeper and captain Ronwen Williams fulfilling his dream of moving to a bigger club.

Williams revealed last week that he is in talks with a number of suitors vying for the Bafana Bafana captain’s signature.

The 30-year-old has been with Matsatsantsa since an 11-year-old boy in their academy but has expressed his desire to move to a bigger club so as to have a better chance of winning trophies, which is something he craves.

And Matthews says the club would not begrudge him leaving the club.

The club and Williams have agreed to have formal discussions after Bafana Bafana’s qualifier against Morocco on Thursday, which will mark the end of a grueling season.

“I haven’t had my sit down with Ronwen yet, he is in camp at the moment, I did give him a commitment that we will sit down and have a chat, he has told us that he has one eye of maybe looking at a change of environment,” stated Matthews on iDiskiTimes.

“One couldn’t blame him, he’s been at the club since he was 12 and achieved everything he could possibly achieve, he’s won trophies, he’s the captain of Bafana Bafana with us and if his football chapter needs to be broadened or taken elsewhere it’s something he has discussed with us.

It’s something we’d be supportive of him if the right move comes along.

“So that type of discussions were all put on hold as agreed with Ronwen until the end of the season. Whatever needs to happen will unfold in the next few weeks.”

Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns are the clubs being linked with signing Williams.


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