St Étienne seeking loan signing of Jean-Philippe Mateta

Foot Mercato report that 24-year-old French striker Jean-Philippe Mateta is attracting major interest from St Étienne’s Head of Recruitment, Jean-Luc Buisine, over a possible January loan move from Premier League club Crystal Palace, where he is currently 1 year into an 18 month loan from German outfit Mainz.

Under contract with Patrick Vieira’s outfit until June 2023, the French coach has made it clear to the player that he is not going to receive playing time with the London club, having made just 3 appearances in all competitions so far this campaign.

ASSE are pushing to make a loan deal I the coming days.

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