Fee agreed with Celtic for Edouard


Crystal Palace have agreed a £ 15m payment with Celtic for the switch of striker Odsonne Edouard.

The Frenchman has been linked with a transfer from Scotland in recent times on account of his spectacular performances. He has scored 66 targets within the Scottish Premier League in only over 4 seasons and performed a key function in three title victories for the Bhoys.

Crystal Palace have agreed a payment of round £ 15 million with #Celtic for Odsonne Edouard. Medical within the morning and ends Palace’s hunt for an additional striker #cpfc

– John Percy (@JPercyTelegraph) August 30, 2021

Palace have been on the lookout for a brand new striker all through the switch window and had beforehand seemed at Arsenal’s Eddie Nketiah, though they may not attain an settlement with the membership in north London.

Instead, they turned to Edouard and the Telegraph’s John Percy has revealed {that a} payment of £ 15 million has been agreed, with a health care provider scheduled for Tuesday morning.

Edouard has scored two league targets for Celtic this season. Ange Postecoglou has made a wierd begin to the league season, solely profitable two of his 4 matches however getting a purpose distinction of plus ten.

Palace have been very energetic in the course of the switch window, partly on account of the variety of gamers who left after their contracts expired. Michael Olise, Marc Guehi, Joachim Andersen and Will Hughes have all signed completely, whereas Conor Gallagher has additionally been loaned to the membership by Chelsea.

Gallagher obtained Palace a degree at West Ham / Sebastian Frej / MB Media / Getty Images

Their Premier League performances have been considerably combined to date and misplaced at Chelsea earlier than drawing with Brentford and West Ham. The latter was notably spectacular as Gallagher scored twice to earn his aspect a degree in opposition to one in the shape of Hammer’s aspect.

The signing of Edouard offers new supervisor Patrick Vieira extra choices upfront. Christian Benteke put a dangerous type behind him final season by ending the marketing campaign with ten league targets, however the Belgian has beforehand fought in entrance of targets and Wilfried Zaha has typically needed to tackle the purpose burden with minor contributions from the likes of Jordan Ayew.

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