Mandela Egbo: England youngster joins Borussia Monchengladbach

Mandela Egbo
Mandela Egbo, 17, has yet to make a senior appearance for England

Crystal Palace and England Under-18s full-back Mandela Egbo has signed for German Bundesliga side Borussia Monchengladbach on a four-year deal.

The 17-year-old has played 18 times for England at different youth levels and was part of the squad that won the European Under-17 Championship in 2014.

Egbo will play with the German club's under-23 squad next season.

"Mandela has huge potential," Monchengladbach's sporting director Max Eberl told the club website.

"Now he has the possibility to rise up through the ranks of the under-23 squad and make it into the first team.

"We are very happy that he has decided to play for us."

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