The Farmer stressed that he quickly reinforcements in Crystal Palace

The Farmer stressed that he quickly reinforcements in Crystal Palace

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Frank de Boer has Friday stressed that he in the current transfer like to on the short term, a number of players wants to add to his selection at Crystal Palace.

The 47-year-old manager, who a month ago was appointed at Selhurst Park, could so far only the Chelsea rented midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek welcome as reinforcement.

“We still have a dominating lofts need to, because the Premier League is a tough competition”, says The Farmer, on the site of Crystal Palace.

“If you want to run, you can not rely on thirteen or fourteen first-elftalspelers, but you have to be sixteen or seventeen need. If we have a stable club, we have a few players extra.”

Probably is Jairo Riedewald the second summer addition of The Farmer at Crystal Palace. Following his departure to chelsea of their club space to a transfer and has been strongly linked with the London club.

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Financial aspect

The Farmer notices that the Crystal Palace, last season on the fourteenth place finisher in the Premier League, not always easy to attract the players.

“The financial aspect also plays a part, so we sometimes have to accept that it is difficult”, says former trainer of Ajax and Internazionale, who hopes that his patience will not be too long on the test. “Our first match is on August 12 and managers want their team as soon as possible complete.”

FC Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen was also mentioned as a possible target of The Farmer, but the Orange-international hustle rumors about a transfer on Thursday the header in.

“I don’t have with Frank spoken,” said the keeper who at Ajax with De Boer worked in Spain’s second goalkeeper. “I know him well, but I’m not going to him. I am very happy at Barcelona.”


The Farmer seems to be with Crystal Palace not having to fear a departure of striker Christian Benteke, who by the foreign media is linked to Chelsea and Everton.

“I am very happy at my current club”, brought the Belgian international to know. “I want to be part of the project of the new trainer and look very much forward to the new season. The world cup is coming and for me that is also an important reason to be at Crystal Palace to stay. In this club can and I want to perform.”

Crystal Palace start the Premier League season on August 12 with a home game against Huddersfield Town. A week later comes The Farmer with his club on a visit to Liverpool.

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