‘I’m back home and hopefully I can just enjoy my football again’: Defender Nathaniel Clyne rejoins Crystal Palace on short-term deal after being released by Liverpool
- The 29-year-old defender left Liverpool in July after his contract expired
- The right-back has been training with Crystal Palace for the past month
- He made 137 appearances for the Eagles between 2008 and 2012
Defender Nathaniel Clyne has rejoined Crystal Palace on a short-term deal eight years after he left Selhurst Park.
The right-back, who has been training with the squad after being released by Liverpool, made 137 appearances for the Eagles between 2008 and 2012.
‘I’m a London boy, this is where I grew up. I’m back home and all my family and friends are here,’ he told the club’s official website.
Nathaniel Clyne has rejoined Crystal Palace on short-term deal following his Liverpool release
‘It’s surreal being back, enjoying it and hopefully I can just crack on and enjoy my football again.’
Clyne earned his first England call-up under current Palace manager Roy Hodgson and made 14 international appearances.
Chairman chairman Steve Parish said: ‘Nathaniel is a fantastic character to have around this squad and we are delighted to secure his services for the upcoming period.
‘He is a first-rate professional, just as he was when I first met him more than a decade ago. His presence and experience will be invaluable.’
Clyne has impressed Roy Hodgson enough to earn a short-term deal back at Selhurst Park
The right-back (left) made 137 appearances for the Eagles between 2008 and 2012
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