Pape Souare: Crystal Palace sign Senegal defender from Lille

Pape Souare
Souare's Senegal failed to make it beyond the group stage of the Africa Cup of Nations

Crystal Palace say they have have completed the signing of full-back Pape Souare from Lille on a three-and-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee, subject to a work permit.

The 24-year-old Lille academy product has five caps for Senegal and played at the Africa Cup of Nations last month.

Souare is manager Alan Pardew's third signing in a week after the arrivals of Jordon Mutch and Shola Amoebi.

Eagles chairman Steve Parish originally announced the deal on Friday.

He tweeted: "Delighted that Pape Souare has just this minute signed for Crystal Palace. A warm welcome from all of us."

Pape Souare
Pape Soure's arrival was announced on social media by Palace chairman Steve Parish

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