Done Deal: Crystal Palace Sign Senegal Defender Pape Souare From Lille

Crystal Palace have completed another new signing this evening…

Senegalese international defender Pape Souare has joined Crystal Palace from Lille this evening. His arrival adds to the signings of Jordon Mutch and Shola Amoebi, reports BBC Sport.

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Eagles chairman Steve Parish announced the deal on his Twitter feed, saying: “Delighted that Pape Souare has just this minute signed for Crystal Palace. A warm welcome from all of us.”

The 24-year-old is currently away on international duty, playing in the Africa Cup of Nations. Souare had been with Lille since 2008, but only made 45 first-team league appearances, scoring three times.

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