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Crystal Palace: Fans react to Victor Akinwale deal

Crystal Palace: Fans react to Victor Akinwale deal -Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace announced on Wednesday that young striker Victor Akinwale has signed his first professional contract with the club.

And, as to be expected, a number of Eagles supporters have been giving their thoughts to the news on social media.

Akinwale, who recently turned 17, has been with the club since the age of 12.

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The centre-forward has made 30 appearances for the club’s youth sides since the beginning of the 2020/21 campaign, scoring 10 times and registering three assists.

He has now followed in the footsteps of youngsters such as David Omilabu and Jesurun Rak-Sakyi in penning a first Selhurst Park deal.

Palace are looking to add two forwards to Patrick Vieira’s first-team squad before the end of the window, but it looks like they have now tied down a potential future first-team striker in Akinwale.

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Palace fans react

Palace posted the news regarding Akinwale’s deal on their official Twitter page. These Eagles fans were all delighted, with one labelling the teenager a ‘baller’.

“Things you just love to see”

“Get innnnn”

“Great news”

“Baller”

“Decent centre forward prospect. Leads line well. Strong. Scores goals. Good luck to the lad. A long way to go but another significant step on the journey.”

Well done keep banging in the goals!!!!

In other news: ‘Make it happen’ – Many CPFC fans react to transfer update on ‘magnificent’ forward. 


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