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Crystal Palace snap up Munoz

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Crystal Palace have signed Colombia full-back Daniel Munoz from Genk for a fee reported to be in the region of £8million.

The 27-year-old has penned a three-and-a-half-year deal with an option for a further 12 months and will compete for the right-back slot at Selhurst Park with Joel Ward and Nathaniel Clyne.

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Munoz, who has won 23 caps for Colombia, is excited at the prospect of playing in the Premier League.

He told the club website: “It’s a pleasure for me to be here at such a historic club, such a big club as Crystal Palace. I’m very excited, very happy, and I can’t wait to be on the pitch.

“I think it’s a dream come true for me and I hope to be up to the task.”

Palace chairman Steve Parish added: “We are delighted to welcome a player of Daniel’s quality and character to the club.

“He has experience at the highest level for club and country, and he possesses an impressive record going forwards for a full-back.

“I am certain his ability, athleticism and tenacity will be a huge boost to the squad for the remainder of the season, and beyond.”

Jon Fisher
Jon Fisher
Jon has over 20 years' experience in sports journalism having worked at the Press Association, Goal and Stats Perform, covering three World Cups, an Olympics and numerous other major sporting events.

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