You are here: Home > News > Eagles snap up German wonderkid
April 18 2019 9.55pm

Eagles snap up German wonderkid

August 2 2018

Max Meyer (

Max Meyer (

Crystal Palace have further bolstered their midfield with the signing of Max Meyer from Schalke.

The Germany international joins Palace on a Bosman free after his contract expired and has signed a three-year contract reportedly worth 80,000 a week.

Meyer, 22, arrives just a day after the arrival of midfield man Cheikhou Kouyate from West Ham to become Palace's third capture of the summer.

He played a key role in Schalke's runners-up finish in the Bundesliga last season and made a total of 192 domestic and Champions League appearances, scoring 22 goals.

"I'm proud to be here and I hope I can make the next step in my career," he told the Palace website. "I want to give my best and I think we can have a good season - maybe better than the last.

"I played at Selhurst Park last season for Schalke and the atmosphere was perfect, and I can't wait to experience the atmosphere for a Premier League game."

Spanish goalkeeper Vicente Guaita was the first signing of pre-season, on a free from Getafe, and will battle it out with Wayne Hennessey for the No.1 jersey.

Latest Headlines

Palace Talk Forum Latest

The Widow
at 8.06pm by monkey

The Widow
at 8.04pm by Tom-the-eagle

The Widow
at 8.01pm by Brinscall Eagle

The Widow
at 6.59pm by kev64

Stadium plans
at 6.55pm by Hrolf The Ganger

Palace lead Premier League
at 6.41pm by Booted Eagle

You are here: Home > News > Eagles snap up German wonderkid