Crystal Palace defender Ryan Inniss wants permanent move to Port Vale, says loan boss Rob Page

Crystal Palace defender Ryan Inniss has spent this season out on loan in League One.

Port Vale manager Rob Page has told the Stoke Sentinel that Crystal Palace youngster Ryan Inniss wants a permanent move to Vale Park.

Inniss has been on loan at Vale since February and his performances there have made him a fans' favourite.

It seems the 19-year-old has enjoyed his time at the Staffordshire club, too, and Vale have already made plans to sign him on a permanent transfer this summer.

"We have spoken to Palace and that is something the lad himself is keen to do," Page said. 

"We are keen to do it so I think within the next couple of weeks we will have more news. But it is an obvious one because all the supporters know the impact he had when he came into the club."

Whether Palace will agree to the transfer remains to be seen, as Inniss is regarded as one of the Eagles' brighter prospects.

The youngster has been impressive in League One and, if he continues to develop, he could become a star at an even higher level.

It seems that Inniss' first taste of senior action has left him wanting more, though, and he is unlikely to get that at Selhurst Park.

Expectations are rising at Palace and they will be determined to make it into the top-half next season, meaning chances for inexperienced players could be limited. 

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