Emergence of Wan Bissaka shows why Crystal Palace were happy to release Leeds talent Bryce Hosannah

Manchester United's Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez vies with Crystal Palace's English midfielder Aaron Wan-Bissaka (L) during the English Premier League football match between Crystal...

Crystal Palace talent has shone in recent weeks, highlighting why Leeds were able to snap up Bryce Hosannah in the summer.

Aaron Wan Bissaka of Crystal Palace in action during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester United at Selhurst Park on March 5, 2018 in London, England.

Leeds United fans have high hopes for talented right-back Bryce Hosannah, who has been a regular for their under-23 side this season.

He was one of many recruits made by the Whites last summer at under-23 level, but the only one to sign from a Premier League club.

The teenager has a little way to go before he earns a first team spot, but his 2017/18 displays have made it seem a little peculiar that Crystal Palace were happy to release him.

Over the past fortnight, Palace's decision has made a little more sense.

20-year-old talent Aaron Wan Bissaka has forced his way into Palace's first team, and was superb against Manchester United on Monday night.

Wan Bissaka put in a man-of-the-match performance an as The Mail writes, 'he has made the right-back spot his own'.

Crystal Palace's English midfielder Aaron Wan-Bissaka (R) vies with Tottenham Hotspur's English midfielder Dele Alli during the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace...

There has been a fair bit of disjointing thinking at Palace over the past year, with managers Sam Allardyce, Frank de Boer and Roy Hodgson all having different approaches.

But their faith in Wan Bissaka appears justified, and he is now establishing himself as a Premier League level player.

The path for Hosannah was clearly stacked against him at Palace no matter their assessment of his talent.

The jury is still out on whether he will make it at Leeds United, but Palace's decision to release him looks more justified now, with Wan Bissaka proving he is a more advanced alternative.


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