Crystal Palace make first summer signing with free transfer swoop for Nathan Ferguson

Crystal Palace have signed Nathan Ferguson on a three-year contract – making an impressive start to their summer transfer business.

The 19-year-old defender’s contract has expired at West Bromwich Albion, but the Championship promotion chasers will still be paid compensation for his services.

Ferguson looked set to complete a move to SE25 in the January window only for a medical to flag up a knee problem which needed surgery.

But it was common knowledge that the Eagles would still push through a deal for the England U20 international.

Nathan Ferguson is seen here signing for Crystal Palace FC on 20th July 2020 at The Crystal Palace Club Offices in Soho, London.
Photo:Dan Weir/PPAUK.

“It’s great to be here,” Ferguson told Palace’s official website.

“Crystal Palace is a great club and I feel like there’s a lot that I can bring to the team. I’m so happy to be here and I can’t wait to get started.”

Eagles chairman Steve Parish said: “Nathan is a fantastic signing for us, a player we’ve been committed to for a long time.

“He is hungry, focused, has a great attitude and he’s got an abundance of talent. It’s been a challenging six months for Nathan, and I’m genuinely so pleased for him that we have finally secured his services.”

PICTURES: Dan Weir/PPAUK


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