Crystal Palace are reportedly contemplating a transfer for Bristol Metropolis striker Tommy Conway within the January switch window and it may see Steve Parish repeat some earlier switch masterclasses.
In response to Soccer League World, the Eagles are eager on signing each Conway and Antoine Semenyo from the Robins in January, with the report claiming that Conway could possibly be despatched again on mortgage to the Ashton Gate outfit with a view to proceed his growth.
The 20-year-old has burst onto the scene this season with the Championship outfit, contributing seven targets and three assists in 16 appearances for Bristol Metropolis, having solely managed one purpose and one help in 11 earlier appearances.
Would Conway be an excellent signing?
Conway primarily options as a centre-forward and would probably problem Odsonne Edouard and Jean Philippe-Mateta for a beginning spot in Patrick Vieira’s facet sooner or later, together with his goalscoring report up to now this season suggesting that he could possibly be a extra medical possibility than the 2 Frenchman presently in Palace’s assault.
Bristol Metropolis supervisor Nigel Pearson was filled with reward for Conway after he scored a brace of their 4-1 win over Coventry Metropolis earlier within the season, saying:
“He’ll most likely be dissatisfied he didn’t get a hat-trick. However that’s what you need, you need bold gamers.
“He’s a teen, very hungry for fulfillment and he works exceptionally onerous at his recreation and on a bodily and psychological stage he has made nice strides over the past 12 months.”
Palace chairman Parish has seen his facet have plenty of success in bringing in gamers after impressing within the Championship in current seasons, with Eberechi Eze and Michael Olise each starring in Vieira’s facet after arriving from QPR and Studying respectively.
The Eagles additionally took a bet on Marc Guehi after he flourished within the second tier on mortgage with Swansea Metropolis and he has established himself as a full England worldwide since his swap to Selhurst Park, so there may be clearly plenty of expertise to be discovered within the Championship.
If Conway can proceed his spectacular begin to the season and earn a transfer to Palace in January, there appears little motive why he can’t go on to be equally profitable for the Eagles within the Premier League, so it may show to be one other masterclass by seeking to England’s decrease divisions for brand new signings.