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Palace sign Swedish midfielder Rakip from Benfica on loan

Rakip has just signed for Portuguese giants Benfica before being loaned out to Palace. Credit: PA

Crystal Palace have signed Sweden under-21 midfielder Erdal Rakip from Benfica on loan until the end of the season.

Rakip joined Benfica from Malmo earlier this month and will now head to the Premier League.

He has won 11 caps for the Sweden under-21 side.