Ajax defender Jairo Riedewald is seemingly on the brink of securing a move to Crystal Palace.

Frank de Boer is poised to make the Dutchman his second signing of the summer, with Ruben Loftus-Cheek’s loan move from Chelsea being the first man through the door in the new boss’ reign.

Riedewald is looking set to pen a deal with Palace in the near future, with an £8m deal between the two clubs set to be struck.

De Boer will know Riedewald from his days in the Eredivisie and will be keen to see what his trusted defender can do in the Premier League.

So, just what will the 20-year-old bring to Palace? I’ve taken a look at five positive aspects of Riedewald’s likely arrival in South London.

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