Football NewsCrystal Palace confirm signing of Chris Richards
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Chris Richards is determined to continue his development in England after a spell with the Bundesliga champions.


What did Chris Richards say?

The Eagles have confirmed the signing of the US men’s team guard from Bayern Munich. American football player Chris Richards has signed a five-year contract with Crystal Palace. The 22-year-old US men’s defender was named in a statement signed by head coach Patrick Vieira as the club’s attempt to improve after finishing 12th last season in the Premier League. Most of the time the American spent in Bayern Munich on loan in Hoffenheim, but the defender really spent five performances in the Bundesliga with the team.

The USMNT player told the club’s official website that he grew up watching the Premier League and grew up watching Wilfried Zaha of course, so it would be great to spend some time on the pitch with them Crystal Palace players and be a part of this historic club. According to Chris Richards, he is very happy about this. The project that Chris saw attracted him. It’s a lot of young football players, but also young players who have a lot of struggle. Crystal Palace is a club that seems like they are always fighting.

Before the deal was made official, the Crystal Palace manager told reporters that when they look at the number of teams that were behind him and he decided to come to them, he thinks it’s a really strong statement. Patrick Vieira says he’s going to give them different options from behind and competitiveness between players. He is very pleased that such an important player decided to come to Palace.


A little about other players

Chris Richards is the third big USMNT title to join the PL club this window ahead of the 2022 World Championship. Brenden Aaronson and Tyler Adams have previously signed with Leeds United. The US men’s team defender started two World Cup qualifiers earlier this year and is expected to join his compatriots in Qatar.