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After 4 months of Kaizer Chiefs exit coach Stuart Baxter reveals who make him leave Naturena family.

Former head coach Stuart Baxter is making amazing revelations after keeping quiet for four months about his departure from the Kaizer Chiefs.

Less than a year into his three-year contract with Amakhosi, the 69-year-old and the team parted ways in April.

Baxter acknowledges that he and Chiefs sporting director Kaizer Motaung Jr. disagreed on several issues and had disagreements.

Stuart Baxter, the abrupt and contentious departing head coach of the Kaizer Chiefs in April, has now spoken up for the first time.

The two parties decided to part ways despite having a contract that was set to expire in 2023 when the 2021/22 campaign was still in progress.

However, the Scotsman discovered that Baxter's second tenure at the Naturena company was motivated by unstated goals.

"I realised there were agendas within the club even before I had Covid around the mid-season break," Baxter told SABC Sport.

Whether I liked it or not, those agendas had to be satisfied. Things had to be done in the background, perhaps not in the way I would have preferred, but something had to be done.

The 69-year-old previously served as the Chiefs' manager from 2012 until 2015.We disagreed. Baxter discloses an altercation with Motaung Jr. as he discusses the Chiefs' departure.

The former Bafana Bafana coach won four major titles during that initial phase, marking the final time Amakhosi celebrated any victories with medals.

Baxter succeeded Gavin Hunt when he rejoined the team after Chiefs fired him due to a poor domestic performance in the 2020–21 season.

After Baxter left, the first team's responsibilities were handled by Arthur Zwane and Dillion Sheppard for the remainder of the season as the team looked for Baxter's replacement.

However, a month later, Zwane would sign a three-year contract that would allow him to replace Baxter while using Sheppard as his assistant.

Baxter also disclosed that he had disagreements with Amakhosi sports director Kaizer Motaung Jnr over player acquisition and the club's course.

It was evident that Kaizer Chiefs didn't want to be a team that purchased six or seven players annually, as they now do, because doing so is the antithesis of developing your own players, he said.

"So, our plan was to develop our own players and then add one or two unique players to the team who would complement the others and fulfil specific requirements. Now, I don't believe that was ever brought up [in public]." We (Kaizer Jr. and I) got into a fight very quickly, and I believe he realised that if I was present, none of the things he wanted to accomplish would go smoothly. I wouldn't want to add a player that I didn't require.

We disagreed on a lot of the topics we discussed, including the direction the club should go, new goals, and who should stay and who should leave, and I believe it was simply becoming a mission for him to try to make the adjustments he needed to move forward with his programme. Finally, Baxter said

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We butted heads!': Baxter reveals clashing with Motaung Jnr as he lifts lid on Chiefs exit https://www.news24.com/sport/soccer/psl/we-butted-heads-baxter-reveals-clashing-with-motaung-jnr-as-he-lifts-lid-on-chiefs-exit-20220817 via @sport24news

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