'Bitter sweet moment' for EFL club who confirm that Crystal Palace poach prospect labelled a 'good finisher'
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'Bitter sweet moment' for EFL club who confirm that Crystal Palace poach prospect labelled a 'good finisher'

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News from a club in the English Football League has shared that Crystal Palace have signed one of their top academy prospects.

The League Two club confirmed the news this morning.

So, what young prospect have Crystal Palace finalised the signing of today? Let’s take a look…

What’s the story?

It is well known by all in the Palace fan base that Crystal Palace are looking at building a squad for the present but also the future.

They have a very exciting academy with an abundance of top talents and the club are constantly looking to add more talent to the squads.

League Two side Sutton United shared the news today that one of their academy stars named Dante Martin has now moved to the Eagles.

The centre-forward was part of the U14’s but the news from Sutton also confirmed that he played in higher age groups and this attracted the attention of the Eagles. Sutton said it was a ‘bitter sweet moment’.

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Crystal Palace sign exciting prospect Dante Martin

Director of Football Terry Bullivant spoke about the young player and said: “When I first saw Dante, I knew the lad was good. He has great technique, he is very quick, he is a good finisher, trains hard and has a great attitude.”

It will no doubt be a few years until Crystal Palace fans possibly see Martin emerge into the first team due to his age but it is great business from the club.

In order to succeed in this day and age, clubs have to make sure that they are building for the future and picking up prospects like Martin is the best way to do that.

It will be exciting to see if the Eagles look towards the EFL for more top prospects as they continue to grow out their own academy.

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The rebuilding of the training ground for both the academy and the senior squad at the Eagles was some great work from Steve Parish.

It may take a few years for the club to see this work behind-the-scenes benefit the players on the pitch but no doubt it will be a big benefit over the next few years.

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