Odsonne Edouard joins Crystal Palace

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Crystal Palace have accomplished a late transfer for Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard earlier than Tuesday’s switch date.

The deal for the 23-year-old has been introduced after a charge of 15 million kilos was agreed between the 2 sides on Monday evening, though that determine could rise to 18 million kilos with dietary supplements.

The French nationwide staff participant has signed a four-year contract at Selhurst Park, the place he’ll compete in minutes with current strikers Christian Benteke, Jean-Philippe Mateta and Jordan Ayew.

Edouard spoke to the membership’s official web site about his transfer and stated: “I am very happy to be here today. I can not [wait] start training with the team and play for this club … Scoring goals in the Premier League can be the biggest challenge of my career. But I am confident in myself and my teammates to succeed. ”

Palace have been on the lookout for a brand new frontman all summer season and turned to Edouard after failing in an try to signal Arsenal’s Eddie Nketiah. South Londoners had been in a position to negotiate a worth charge with Edouard through the remaining yr of his Celtic contract.

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The Frenchman had been continually linked with a transfer from Celtic Park in recent times after being productive in three title victories for the Bhoys after arriving from Paris Saint-Germain, scoring 86 targets throughout his four-year stint in Scotland, and offering a full 39 assists.

Edouard has already scored thrice for Celtic this season and can hope that the aim type results in the Premier League when he makes his debut after the worldwide break.

Palace boss Patrick Vieira has been monitoring a really energetic switch window, partly as a result of the variety of gamers leaving 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.

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