Jean-Phillipe Mateta joins Crystal Palace

Jean-Phillipe Mateta joins Crystal Palace

We are delighted to broker the loan transfer of Jean-Phillipe Mateta who will join Crystal Palace from FSV Mainz 05. 

After beginning his professional career in the French third-tier, Mateta secured a transfer to seven-times champions Lyon. After excelling during a loan spell with Le Havre Mateta earned a transfer to Bundesliga side Mainz 05, where he established himself as a regular in the German top-flight, scoring 10 goals in 17 games this season.

“Playing in the Premier League was my dream when I was a child,” he commented  “I spoke with Roy Hodgson on the phone. He spoke French – good French. This manager is a great trainer.”