Crystal Palace full the signing of younger Brazilian midfielder Matheus Franca from Flamengo for £26 million

Crystal Palace have signed Brazilian teen Matheus Franca from Flamengo for £26 million.

As reported by the the club’s official websitethe 19-year-old has signed a five-year contract with Palace.

An thrilling prospect, Franca is often deployed as an attacking midfielder and is understood for his aptitude and quick work charge.

France expressed its pleasure after finishing its transfer. He informed the membership’s official web site: “I’m very happy to be here. I hope I can bring good results for our supporters, for the other players and everyone in the team.

“I am really looking forward to my first game here in my new home and doing my very best for my new team. I hope all supporters are happy that I come here. I bet it will be good for all of us.’

Crystal Palace have taken Brazil’s Matheus Franca from Flamengo

Palace chairman Steve Parish said: ‘Matheus is a young and exciting player whose impressive early progress we have followed with great interest, and we are delighted to welcome him to the club.

“Palace has a long history of attacking players with skill, pace and tenacity, and I’m sure Matheus will be another popular addition to the squad of this young and entertaining squad, brimming with international talent and potential, that we are building here. are. in South London.”

Franca, Brazil Under 20 worldwide, received the Copa Libertadores and the Copa do Brasil with Flamengo.

During his time with the Brazilian membership, he scored 9 objectives in 54 senior appearances.

In addition to Franca, Roy Hodgson’s Palace have additionally signed Jefferson Lerma this summer season, with the midfielder arriving on a free switch following his departure from Bournemouth.

Brazil under-20 worldwide Franca made an impression throughout his time with Flamengo

After Jefferson Lerma, Franca is Roy Hodgson’s second acquisition this summer season