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Hodgson discusses Ferguson and targeting younger players

24 July 2020

Roy Hodgson was positive when discussing Crystal Palace's recent signing, Nathan Ferguson, saying that the full-back's age is a fillip for the club.

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Ferguson, still a teenager, signed at the beginning of this week, and Hodgson described him as "very talented."

"We’ve been talking for a long time now about making certain we bring younger players into the club," the manager said.

"The age of the squad has been a constant topic of discussion, and we’re aware of it. It’s been more of a subject of awareness in this period of three games a week so there’s no doubt we want to... rejuvenate the squad.

"That’s been our aim all along. Our first signing has been a clear mark of that intention, because the signing we’ve made is a very talented 19-year-old."

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