English youth star of Ghanaian descent Jesurun Rak-Sakyi is looking forward to a bright 2022/2023 EPL season with Crystal Palace.
Rak-Sakyi made his debut for the Eagles against Chelsea last season and went on to player couple of games though he was the leading attacker for the under 23’s.
The teenager is now fully part of Patrick Vieira’s squad for the new season and he is aiming to go all out.
“I’m just hoping to play as many games as I can, help the team in every way possible and improve individually,” he told the club’s website.Last season,
Rak-Sakyi played the final 14 minutes of the opening day defeat to Chelsea which was his debut and he admits he cherished it.
“I was just ready to get called [on to play], so I was happy the chance came and happy that I was able to make my debut last season. I want to continue and push on.”
“He [Vieira] wanted me to go and express myself. We were already 3-0 down so it was a good opportunity for me to get on. He said I’d been doing well in pre-season and that I deserved it, so just go out there and play.”
“The intensity is quick; much quicker than I expected. But once you get on the ball, get your first touch going, it’s fine. You settle in.”
Rak-Sakyi won the Crystal Palace best young player award for 2021.