Palace sign Schlupp from Leicester for £12million

Date published: Friday 13th January 2017 4:45 - Ian Watson

Crystal Palace have signed midfielder Jeffrey Schlupp from Leicester on a four-and-a-half year deal.

The Ghana midfielder leaves the Premier League champions to join the Eagles’ relegation scrap in a reported £12million transfer and is the first major signing for new Palace manager Sam Allardyce.

German-born Schlupp came through the Leicester youth ranks and helped the club secure a shock title success in May 2016, but the 24-year-old winger has seen his chances of regular action with Claudio Ranieri’s side limited this season.

A post on the official Crystal Palace Twitter feed read: “#CPFC are delighted to announce the signing of @Jeffrey_Schlupp from @LCFC on a four-and-a-half year deal!”

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