Crystal Palace are gaining a popularity for locating and creating glorious younger skills and Reece Hannam could possibly be the subsequent huge factor on the Eagles’ manufacturing line.
Hannam was signed in 2020 after he was launched by West Ham, having spent 11 years with the Hammers, and has caught the attention in his two years at Selhurst Park, incomes a spot in a matchday squad towards Fulham below Roy Hodgson.
The previous supervisor was filled with reward for Hannam’s efforts within the academy that day and mentioned he greater than deserved his place on the bench, whereas additionally confirming that he was coaching with the primary workforce squad.
He mentioned: “We’ve acquired a extremely thrilling defender in Reece Hannam and we’ve moved him to return and practice with us.
“He’s creating effectively and he’s earned his spot.”
Hannam would go on to win the U23s participant of the season award after the 2020/21 marketing campaign, so he’s clearly one to observe for Palace followers.
Will Hannam comply with in Mitchell’s footsteps?
This season has seen Hannam acquire his first style of senior soccer on mortgage with Bromley within the Nationwide League, and he already seems to be to be a reduce above that degree, contributing two targets and one help from left-back in his first 9 appearances.
The 22-year-old left-back shall be aiming to comply with within the footsteps of Tyrick Mitchell, who has established himself within the first workforce having progressed from the academy, along with his glorious performances within the Premier League incomes him a call-up to Gareth Southgate’s England squad.
Aged 23, he’s additionally a later bloomer with Mitchell solely making 72 senior appearances in his profession thus far. Nevertheless, amid curiosity from the Premier League’s elite throughout the summer season, stories prompt that Vieira’s aspect would probably demand round £50m for his companies, which is unsurprising after the £50m sale of Aaron Wan-Bissaka to Manchester United.
Ought to Mitchell go away Selhurst Park anytime quickly, then Vieira might have a ready-made substitute in Hannam, and if given common first-team alternatives, the teen might simply set up himself as the subsequent £50m-rated expertise in Palace’s squad.