Crystal Palace are interested in a move for Chelsea midfielder Trevoh Chalobah [L’Equipe via Football League World].
The Lowdown: Patrick Vieira begins new era at Crystal Palace
Wasting no time since his arrival in South East London, new Eagles boss Patrick Vieira will be determined to compensate for his side’s loss of 22 players to expiring contracts last month [The Sun].
Making inroads in regards to their summer recruitment, Palace have unveiled four new recruits in the form of Remi Matthews, Marc Guehi, Michael Olise and Jacob Montes [Transfermarkt].
Now, Vieira’s men look like they are in the hunt for another young talent following recent developments.
Would Chalobah be a good signing for Crystal Palace?
The Latest: Crystal Palace interested in Chalobah
Crystal Palace are keen on 22-year-old Chalobah as they look to bolster their depth in the middle of the park [L’Equipe via Football League World].
West Bromwich Albion and Watford are also said to be keen on bringing in the 6 foot 3 ace [L’Equipe via Football League World].
The Verdict: Versatile Chalobah would be an astute addition
Capable of also plying his trade confidently in defence, Chalobah would represent an astute signing by the Crystal Palace hierarchy as they progress towards a transitional 2021/22 campaign.
Enjoying a solid time of things in France, the Sierra-Leone born utility man registered four goal contributions in 30 outings for his former club; two goals and two assists [Transfermarkt].
Furthermore, the enforcer demonstrated an acute awareness to danger across the year, managing an average of 2.4 interceptions per game [WhoScored].
Once labelled as ‘fabulous’ by former Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert, Crystal Palace should look to tie up a deal to bring the talent to SE25 before the Premier League campaign gets under way [TWTD].
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