Crystal Palace sign Ghanaian defender Joshua Addai

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The youngster has completed his move to the Eagles and he is expected to continue with his development ahead of what has been described as an interesting career ahead of him

Premier League side Crystal Palace have signed English-born defender with Ghanaian descent Joshua Addae in a long term deal.

The 18-year-old highly rated defender is expected to join the junior side of the club and continue his development.

“Crystal Palace have added 18-year-old right-back Joshua Addae to their Under-18 squad,” a club statement read.

“The teenager last played for Langley F.C, and now joins Rob Quinn’s Palace side. He is a right-back with attacking attributes, and also has experience playing wing-back,” the statement added.

Addae revealed his delight after putting pen to paper and promised to give his best to the club.

“I’m enjoying my time here and trying to give my all and give everything I can offer. It’s important for my family because they always knew I could do it,” Addae told the club’s website.

Crystal Palace Academy Director Gary Issott heaped praise on Addae and advised him to work hard to realise his dreams.

“Josh is a talented young player who has impressed us in recent weeks. He needs to work hard on his tactical and physical development now he has this opportunity, and ensure he makes the most of the chance our Academy offers,” he said.

Addae joins Jordan Ayew and Jeffrey Schlupp as the Ghanaians in the books of Palace.ppp

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