Palace confirm Mandanda signing

Crystal Palace have completed the signing of goalkeeper Steve Mandanda on a three-year-deal from Marseille for an undisclosed fee.

The France international is currently with the host nation at Euro 2016 alongside new Palace team-mate Yohan Cabaye as they prepare for their quarter-final clash with Iceland.

Mandanda is said to have already completed his medical and will head to Selhurst Park upon the conclusion of the European Championship.

Born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the 31-year-old career started at Le Havre, where he made his professional debut in 2005.

Mandanda amassed 443 appearances for L'OM during nine seasons of service, winning one league title and three league cups.

He was named Ligue 1 Goalkeeper of the Year on four different occasions, most recently picking up the award for the 2015/16 campaign.

Eagles chairman Steve Parish revealed his delight at the signing of the vastly-experienced keeper.

"I'm delighted that we have been able to bring Steve into the club, Parish told the club's official website.

"He brings a wealth of experience at both club and international level to us, and boasts a proven track record when it comes to winning trophies.

"I'm sure the Palace fans will enjoy watching him in action for us over the next few years."

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