Martin Kelly: Crystal Palace sign Liverpool defender

Martin Kelly (l)
Martin Kelly (l) in pre-season action for Liverpool

Crystal Palace have signed defender Martin Kelly from Liverpool on a three-year contract for an undisclosed fee.

The England international, 24, has passed his medical and could face Arsenalexternal-link in Saturday's opening Premier League game at the Emirates Stadium.

"I'd heard about a potential move at the start of the summer," he said. "Now is the time when I need to get back to playing every week."

Kelly made his Liverpool debut in 2008 and went on to make 62 appearances.

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