Kutumela has already expressed his desire to play in the Absa Premiership and both Downs and Pirates have been monitoring his closely.
The midfielder-cum-striker has been in a rich vein of form for the national First Division campaigners this season.
Although Pirates are likely to land the midfielder, Bucs recently loaned Jacky Motshegowa and Siphamandla Sangweni to Baroka, while Gift Motupa joined the Soweto giants from Baroka.
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