As featured on NewsNow: Football news

St Etienne remain confident Vieira will cut loose Mateta from Crystal Palace

St Etienne remain convinced of signing Crystal Palace striker Jean-Philippe Mateta this month.

On-loan from Mainz, Mateta has struck a sudden rich seam of goalscoring form with Palace, leading to talk of manager Patrick Vieira rejecting previous plans of sending him back to Germany this month.

However, Le Porgres is maintaining Vieira is prepared to end Mateta's loan, so allowing him to leave for ASSE before the winter market.

The decision will depend, however, on the Eagles first signing a replacement for the striker.

This week, meanwhile, ASSE snapped up former Valencia and Manchester CityEliaquim Mangala.


Need a VPN? Or seeking to switch? Then support Tribal Football by clicking here to sign up with our official partners NordVPN. Not only will you receive the best VPN experience, but also great discounts by signing up via Tribal Football. Thanks for your support!

Video of the day:

About the author

Paul Vegas

Have your say
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

  1. Go Ad-Free
  2. Faster site experience
  3. Support great writing
  4. Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free
×

Subscribe and go ad-free

For only $10 a year

Subscribe now
Launch Offer: 2 months free