Cardiff City FC has announced the signing of striker Connor Wickham on loan from Crystal Palace until the end of the season.
Wickham, who has previously played for clubs including Sunderland and Sheffield Wednesday, will provide additional options up front for the Bluebirds as they push for promotion to the Premier League.
Cardiff City manager said: “Connor is a quality addition to our squad. He has a proven track record in the Championship and will give us another attacking option for the rest of the season.”
Wickham is no stranger to the Championship, having made over 100 appearances in the league throughout his career. He has also scored nine goals in 38 appearances for Crystal Palace since joining the club in 2015.
The 28-year-old is excited to join Cardiff City and is looking forward to helping the team achieve their goals.
Wickham said: “I’m delighted to be joining a club with such a strong history and a great set of fans. I’m looking forward to working with the manager and my new teammates to help the club achieve its ambitions for the season.”
Connor Wickham Career
Connor Wickham is a professional football player from England, who currently plays as a striker for Championship club Cardiff City on loan from Crystal Palace. Born on 31 March 1993, he started his youth career at Ipswich Town before making his professional debut for the club in 2011. His impressive performances earned him a move to Premier League club Sunderland in 2011, where he made over 100 appearances and scored 26 goals. In 2015, he signed for Crystal Palace, where he has struggled with injuries but has still managed to score important goals for the team. Wickham has also represented England at various youth levels and has been praised for his physical presence and aerial ability on the pitch. His loan move to Cardiff City is expected to provide more playing time and opportunities to showcase his skills.