Gavin Hunt is TRENDING on Twitter, and there is a reason…

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The former Kaizer Chiefs mentor is currently coaching Chippa United but fans are already discussing the possibility of him joining Orlando Pirates.

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And this is because Pirates are without a head coach following the resignation of Josef Zinnbauer on Monday.

Zinnbauer spent 20 months at Pirates between December 2019 and August 2021, until he vacated his position following his team’s defeat to Swallows in the MTN8.

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As The South African previously reported, Hunt was, at one stage, on the radar of Pirates, and that was before he joined Chiefs in September 2020.

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In fact, Pirates had tabled an offer for his services but the 57-year-old mentor opted for Chiefs instead.

Hunt would last for eight months at Naturena between September and May, with Chiefs in the semi-finals of the CAF Champions League.

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Amakhosi’s lacklustre performance in the league was the reason behind Hunt’s sacking in May, and if fans have it their way, the veteran mentor could resurface at Pirates.

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