Michael Olise


Michael Olise: Crystal Palace winger's path from Chelsea released to Eagles star

Chelsea could face one of Europe's most exciting young attackers at Wembley on Sunday - and they will hope they aren't made to regret not snapping him up when they could. Michael Olise, who is expected to recover from injury to start for Crystal Palace in Sunday's FA Cup semi-final, was a member of Chelsea's youth system before leaving aged 14.
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Patrick Vieira will not take FA Cup risks with Tyrick Mitchell and Michael Olise

Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira has insisted he will not take any risks with Tyrick Mitchell and Michael Olise ahead of Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final with Chelsea.The young duo have been a key feature of the Eagles’ successful campaign but are doubts for Wembley due to minor injuries that have prevented them from training fully this week.Olise sustained a foot issue on international duty with France’s Under-21s last month and Mitchell was forced off in the weekend defeat at Leicester with a calf problem.Vieira said: “We have Tyrick and Michael, who have had some training on the field individually yesterday...

Crystal Palace monitoring Michael Olise injury with forward set to miss Leicester trip

Crystal Palace are set to take the cautious approach with Michael Olise’s injury after boss Patrick Vieira admitted he is unlikely to return for the weekend trip to Leicester.The attacker sat out Monday’s excellent 3-0 win over Arsenal having left international duty with France’s Under-21s early due to “inflammation in one foot.”Olise now faces a race against time to be fit for Palace’s FA Cup semi-final with Chelsea at Wembley on April 17.“We have to look at how things go day after day but it doesn’t look good for the next game,” Vieira said.Quizzed specifically on the 20-year-old’s chances of...

Patrick Vieira calls for Michael Olise to stay at Crystal Palace for ‘a long, long time’

Patrick Vieira has issued a hands-off warning to potential suitors of Crystal Palace youngster Michael Olise ahead of Monday’s visit of Manchester City.The £8million signing has flourished in his first campaign in the Premier League, scoring four times and creating five goals in all competitions.Olise spent time at Chelsea and Manchester City as a teenager before Reading took a chance on the attacker, and he won Sky Bet Championship Young Player of the Year with the Royals last season.It helped secure a summer switch to Selhurst Park and his form in south London has earned plenty of admirers, but his...