MATETA ON LOAN TO THE PREMIER LEAGUE
Frenchman joins Crystal Palace until summer of 2022
Jean-Philippe Mateta joins Crystal Palace in the Premier League. The 23-year-old Frenchman, who is still under contract with Mainz until 2023, will join the London club on loan until the end of the 2021/22 season. Crystal Palace have an option to buy the player, but the parties have agreed not to disclose further details of the loan contract.
"It has been Jean-Philippe's dream to play in the Premier League for a long time. The offer from Crystal Palace allows him to fulfil this dream. We have mutually agreed to take this step after considering all aspects and wish him all the best for his time in England," says 05 sports director Martin Schmidt.