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Palace facing Camarasa conundrum

19th November 2019, 16:47 by Tom McGarry

Crystal Palace appear keen to cut Victor Camarasa's loan move from Real Betis short, but they do not hold all the cards in the negotiations.

It looked like Palace had made an astute signing when bringing in Spanish midfielder Camarasa on a season-long loan, as he had impressed during a stint at Cardiff last term, scoring five goals in a team that struggled towards the bottom of the Premier League.

Tottenham had also shown an interest in Camarasa during the summer and it was expected the former Levante player would rival the likes of Cheikhou Kouyate and James McArthur for a starting role during his time with the Eagles.

However, things have seemingly not worked out for Camarasa at Selhurst Park, as he has played just five minutes of top-flight football so far this season, with his only Palace start coming in the Carabao Cup defeat to League Two Colchester in August.

Palace do have an option to make Camarasa’s loan move permanent, but it appears they are instead keen to bring his loan move to a premature end in January.

Reports in Spain claim the Eagles do not have an option to send the 25-year-old back to Betis and it will instead be up to the La Liga club to decide if they want to recall him.

Norwich are believed to be interested in keeping Camarasa in the Premier League and a deal could be struck that would see Betis recall the former Spain Under-21 international and then send him to Carrow Road for the remainder of the season.

Camarasa’s lack of game-time at Palace has surprised many and it may be the best scenario for all concerned if he does move on to pastures new when the transfer window re-opens.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Tom McGarry completed his sports journalist degree in 2011,and has since has become an integral part of the editorial and audio team. He is passionate about all things sport, particularly football, and is a lifelong supporter of his hometown club Carlisle United.

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