FORMER Bidvest Wits duo Thulani Hlatshwayo and Deon Hotto are officially Orlando Pirates players after being unveiled on Monday afternoon.
And the news of the two players putting pen to paper trended on Twitter as Bucs and football fans discussed their arrivals.
For Hlatshwayo, the move was long overdue after years of speculation over his future, especially after confessing that he grew up supporting the Buccaneers.
Hlatshwayo is believed to be one of the best-paid players in the PSL and some wonder if he took a salary cut.
Hotto, on the other hand, secures a move to the Soweto giants after being a consistent performer in the Premier Soccer League (PSL) over the past few seasons.
“We are pleased to welcome Thulani [Hlatshwayo] and Deon [Hotto] to the Club,” said club chairperson Irvin Khoza.
“These are two players who have a proven pedigree both at club and international level and we are confident that they will complement the team that we have assembled. I must thank all those who were involved in the negotiations.”