Ghanaian Midfielder Jeffrey Schlupp Dropped From Crystal Palace Squad For Pre Season Tour

Ghanaian Midfielder Jeffrey Schlupp Dropped From Crystal Palace Squad For Pre Season Tour

  • Ghana international Jeffrey Schlupp will not be part of the Crystal Palace squad who are heading to Asia for pre-season camping
  • Wilfred Zaha, Michael Olise and Cheikh Doucoure are notable absentees from the 26-man squad heading to Singapore and Australia
  • Schlupp played a significant role in Patrick Vieira's side last season having scored three times and registering two assists in 32 appearances in all competitions

Black Stars player Jeffrey Schlupp has been excluded from the Crystal Palace team for pre-season training in Singapore and Australia.

The 26-year-old is set to stay in South London as Crystal Place boss Patrick Vieira is expected to travel with 26 players on tour to play four matches.

The Eagles will take on Liverpool in Singapore on July 15, Manchester United in Melbourne four days later, and Leeds United in Perth on July 2.

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Jeffrey Schlupp, Crystal Palace, Singapore, Australia
Ghanaian midfielder Jeffery Schlupp has been dropped from Crystal Palace squad for pre season tour. Credit: @ghanaballers
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Schlupp, who played a significant role in Patrick Vieira's side last season, is not the only player left out of the London-based club.

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Also missing from the squad are Ivorian winger Wilfred Zaha, Nigeria target Michael Olise and Mali international Cheikh Doucoure.

It is said some of the players are not currently fit whilst others were unable to meet the entry requirement for Singapore and Australia, hence the decision not to embark on training tour with the entire team.

Jordan Ayew, Rak-Sakyi named in Crystal Palace squad for pre-season camp

Meanwhile, Ghanaian duo Jordan Ayew and Jesurun Rak-Sakyi were part of the travelling squad to Singapore and Australia.

The pair were on the score sheet for Crystal Palace as they defeated Millwall 5-4 in a pre-season friendly on Saturday afternoon.

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Ayew and Jesurun Rak-Sakyi played instrumental roles as Patrick Vieira's side claimed their first win of pre-season in a frantic game with the Championship side.

Fans Rave About Jeffrey Schlupp After Brilliant Performance against Manchester City

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Ghana international Jeffrey Schlupp was sensational as Crystal Palace settled for a point against Manchester City at Selhurst Park on Monday.

Pep Guardiola's side were hoping to regain their six-point advantage over second-placed Liverpool during their trip to London.

However, the defending champions endured a frustrating night as they were unable to bag the three points as they were frustrated by the Eagles.

Source: Sports Brief News