Crystal PalaceSport

Crystal Palace striker linked with January transfer switch

Jean-Philippe Mateta is being linked with a January exit from Crystal Palace.

French sports publication L’Equipe are reporting that AS Saint-Etienne, bottom of Ligue 1, are hoping to sign the forward on loan.

Mateta signed for the Eagles a year ago on an 18-month loan deal from Bundesliga club Mainz. The switch included the option to make the move permanent.

It was reported in October that Palace manager Patrick Vieira was set to cancel the French attacker’s stay at the start of 2022.

Since then Mateta, 24, scored against Norwich City in the Premier League on December 28. He also played the final half hour of the 3-2 loss to West Ham, going close with an acrobatic attempt in the closing stages.

Mateta has scored twice in 13 appearances.

Palace are interested in a permanent deal for Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah. The England U21 international is out of contract at the start of July and negotiations over a renewal have failed to reach fruition.

PICTURE: KEITH GILLARD

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

 


Everyone at the South London Press thanks you for your continued support.

Former Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has encouraged everyone in the country who can afford to do so to buy a newspaper, and told the Downing Street press briefing:

“A free country needs a free press, and the newspapers of our country are under significant financial pressure”.

   

 

   

If you can afford to do so, we would be so grateful if you can make a donation which will allow us to continue to bring stories to you, both in print and online. Or, please make cheques payable to “MSI Media Limited” and send by post to South London Press, Unit 112, 160 Bromley Road, Catford, London SE6 2NZ

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


The reCAPTCHA verification period has expired. Please reload the page.