Crawley Town close in on ex-Arsenal youth Cedric Evina

Crawley V Leyton Orient - Crawley boss John Gregory (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-140423-140919001
Crawley V Leyton Orient - Crawley boss John Gregory (Pic by Jon Rigby) SUS-140423-140919001

Former Arsenal utility player Cedric Evina is hotly tipped to become Crawley Town’s latest summer signing this week.

He is currently in pre-season training with the Reds and is reported in the national media to be close to joining permamently.

He may sign a deal if he impresses in Friday’s opening pre-season friendly away at County League club Billingshurst, kick-off 7pm.

The former Gunners youth player, 22, was borm in the Cameroons and is available as a free agent having been released by Charlton.

He can play at either left back or at left midfield and could become Reds’ tenth signing of a busy summer in the transfer market.