Proud and very happy to have signed my first pro contract with Crystal Palace! CPFC?? pic.twitter.com/btF0PqdK6O
— Jason Lokilo (@JasonLokilo_10) July 29, 2015
Arsenal have lost-out in the race to sign Anderlecht youngster Jason Eyenga-Lokilo.
The Gunners have been beaten by fellow Premier League side Crystal Palace in the race to sign the young Belgian striker.
16-year-old youngster Jason Eyenga-Lokilo, who reportedly dumped Anderlecht’s academy side after a contract row with the management of the club, had been a target for several clubs across Europe with Arsenal and Crystal Palace among the clubs in England registered with an interest for the player.
However, Crystal Palace have moved ahead of Arsenal to complete a deal for the highly talented striker who was close to signing for the Gunners in the past after been taken on trial at the club.
Eyenga-Lokilo confirmed the deal via his account on popular social media outlet Twitter, and posted pictures of him signing his contract for the Eagles.