GK will be involved at Palace

New loan signing Georges-Kevin Nkoudou will go straight into the Burnley squad at Crystal Palace.

Thursday, 11th January 2018, 3:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 11th January 2018, 3:35 pm
Georges-Kevin Nkoudou

But Sean Dyche will have to make a decision as to whether the Spurs winger starts or features from the bench.

The France Under 21 wideman agreed a switch to the end of the season, and he could make his debut against the Eagles.

Dyche, asked whether he is ready to play, said: “Possibly. He has been bright in training.

Georges-Kevin Nkoudou

“He has a thirst for it, because he has waited a long time.

“He has had moments at Tottenham but they have a deep squad and some fine players. So I think he has had to wait his time and earn his chance, that hasn’t come round.

“We have known about him for a little while.

“We wanted to see how close to our team he’d be.

Georges-Kevin Nkoudou

“He has got a chance and will make a decision whether we think he should start, or start on the bench.

“But he will be involved.”