- Jesurun Rak-Sakyi has joined English League One side Charlton Athletic on loan from Crystal Palace
- The English-born Ghanaian signed a new long-term deal at Crystal Palace before joining Charlton on loan
- Jesurun Rak-Sakyi has played for England at youth levels but remains eligible to play for Ghana at senior level
English-born Ghanaian winger, Jesurun Rak-Sakyi, has completed his loan move from Crystal Palace to Charlton Athletic.
The 19-year-old joins the Addicks on a season long loan after penning a new five-year deal at Crystal Palace.
Rak-Sakyi's expressed delight in joining Charlton as he seeks regular football to improve his development.
"It feels really good to be a Charlton player. I've been waiting a long time for this and I'm just thankful to God and thankful to everyone for making it happen. I'm excited to get started," he told Charlton Athletic's official website.
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"There were a lot of clubs interested but I chose Charlton because it's close to home, the fans are really good, the club has a big history and it gives a platform for young players to express themselves," he added.
He went on to score 18 goals in the Premier League Two and was named Crystal Palace young player of the year.
Charlton Athletic manager Ben Garner is elated by the arrival of the winger.
"Jes is an exciting addition to our squad. He is a talented player who adds to the creativity and attacking threat that we have. We are very much looking forward to working with him and hopefully he can have a big impact this season," said Garner.
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The 19-year-old was born in London to Ghanaian parents but has played three games for England U-20 team, scoring one goal.
He made his goalscoring debut for the U20s during a 6–1 victory over Romania U20s at St. George's Park.
Source: Sports Brief News