Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira says a decision will need to be made about whether Jesurun Rak-Sakyi will go out on loan next season.
The 19-year-old academy graduate made his first start for the club in the 1-0 win against Manchester United.
Rak-Sakyi made his club debut in the first game of the season when he was brought on as a substitute during the 3-0 loss against Chelsea, but had to wait until the final day of the season to earn his first start.
The Southwark-born winger, who won the club’s U23 Player of the Season, has been nominated for the Premier League 2 Player of the Season award after scoring 18 goals and recording six assists in 25 league appearances for Paddy McCarthy’s side.
He was replaced in the 67th minute by Cheikhou Kouyate.
“He played two games against Chelsea and United, so it has been challenging and difficult,” said Vieira.
“But he showed some quality, and he is a really promising young talent.
“We have to create that kind of pathway for those young players to play more minutes. In the next couple of days and weeks, we will have some decisions to make regarding his future, of course.”
There was the chance for Rak-Sakyi to head out in loan in January with Accrington Stanley and Milton Keynes keen, but Vieira chose to keep him around the first team.
When asked how he planned to decide whether Rak-Sakyi should spend next season away from Selhurst Park, the Frenchman added: “All the options are on the table.
“We just need to find the best way for him to keep improving himself and to play games. This is what we need to reflect on.”