Stephen Dunmoye

Crystal Palace have completed the signing of Arsenal Midfielder, Albert Sambi Lokonga on a loan agreement until the end of the season.

Lokonga, 23, moved to Arsenal in summer 2021 and completed his first full season in English football with 12 Premier League starts, as well as making his senior international debut for Belgium against Estonia.

Lokonga has started six of Arsenal’s Europa League group-stage games (including five wins) and made a further nine domestic appearances in 2022/2023 season.

Having signed for the club, Lokonga said: “I’m really excited – I can’t wait to get started. I’m really happy to join Crystal Palace. I want to go as far as possible with the team. I will try to push for me and the team to do the maximum to reach the top.”