Ebiowei commits to Crystal Palace on five-year deal

Ebiowei commits to Crystal Palace on five-year deal

Crystal Palace have agreed terms with teenager Malcolm Ebiowei.

The 18-year-old winger is set to join Patrick Vieira’s squad from July 1,when his current contract withDerby ends, on a five-year deal.

Ebiowei made his senior debut in February 2022 as a substitute in place of fellow Palace arrival Luke Plange. He scored his first professional goal in April and went on to make 16 Championship appearances in the 2021/22 season.

Ebiowei said: "I'd like to thank everyone at Derby County for their incredible support over the last year or so, and for giving me the opportunity to show what I can do on the field, and I’d also like to thank the fans for their encouragement especially given the circumstances of last season.

“As everyone is aware the situation is very uncertain at Derby, so it was important for me to secure my long-term future.”

He added: “I’m incredibly excited about the prospect of joining Palace, as they have an incredible squad and huge potential. I very much hope to contribute positively to the team this season.”