Mokotjo ready to leave Twente

FC Twente look set to lose one of their key midfielder's at the end of Eredivisie season, with Kamohelo Mokotjo ready to seek a new challenge.

Mokotjo has often been described as one of the most consistent midfielder's in the Dutch top-flight since leaving Feyenoord for spells at PEC Zwolle and now the Tukkers.

After making his debut for Feyenoord in 2009 as a 18-year-old, the South Africa international midfielder struggled to earn a regular starting berth under Ronald Koeman at de Stadionclub – which prompted a move to PEC Zwolle.

At Zwolle, the ball-winning midfielder developed into one of the most sought after prospects in the league. After a single season at the Blauwvingers, he helped them win the KNVB Cup in a 5-1 thumping over Ajax Amsterdam and subsequently was nominated for the 2013/14 Most Valuable Player of the Eredivisie award.

This led to interest from Frank de Boer's Ajax side, but the Supersport United academy graduated opted for Twente, where he's continued his consistent displays amid the financial meltdown at the Enschede-based side.

According to reports in Dutch media Russian Premier League side FC Rostov have made enquiries over the South African, while English Championship side Brentford have also been mentioned as potential suitors.

"It's important for me that I keep challenging myself," Mokotjo told Dutch publication de Telegraph. "I want to play with the big boys. In a major competition. It's time. I'm 25 years old, I'm ready, of course, thanks to the experience I have gained in the Premier League.

"It plays nothing but the important thing is that I feel good to me in a club, the type of football, the whole project. I feel I am ready for all competitions."

Mokotjo is three appearances away from 150 games in the Eredivisie – in which he's contributed five goals and 18 assists over the past six seasons.

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