Brazilian youngster, Matheus Franca is all set to make a move to the Premier League as per several sources lately. The negotiations that we’re taking place with regard to the player’s transfer are slowly and steadily advancing with the passage of time. The Premier League shall perhaps be welcoming it’s most recent young star, following the signing of several other rising stars in the recent past. Crystal Palace would love to have some young blood of Matheus’ kind added to their squad ahead of the upcoming season.
Matheus Franca closing in on a move to Crystal Palace
Fabrizio Romano via his official revelation let everyone know that the Franca deal is getting closer than ever. The documents are being exchanged in between the clubs concerned. Flamengo shall be receiving 20m fixed fee plus €10m in add-ons. The player’s medicals are booked for next week. Fabrizio henceforth made it clear that the player’s transfer is almost a “done deal” now. The player initially was a Chelsea target as the club has insisted on signing him earlier. However Crystal Palace have ended as the frontrunners in signing the Brazilian teenager in the recent days.
To talk about Franca’s young career so far, the 2004 born made his senior career debut for his brazilian club back in 2021 aged 17. He has made 27 appearances for the club at the senior level. He will be facing a new challenge following his move to a league as competitive as the Premier league hereon. The attacking midfielder scored 9 goals during his time with the club’s senior team.
Crystal Palace meanwhile achieved an average 11th position finish in the premier league last season. The team accumulated 45 points in 38 games including 11 wins and 15 defeats. The side will be desperate to achieve some amount of improvement in their performances during the upcoming season. The onus will be upon their new signings including Franca to contribute to the overall upliftment of their club’s achievements in the near future. It will be interesting to see as to how the 19 year old Franca fits into his new team’s system for the upcoming season hereon.