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US defender Richards joins Crystal Palace from Bayern Munich


LONDON (AP) — Crystal Palace has confirmed the signing of United States center-back Chris Richards from Bayern Munich. The 22-year-old Richards signed a five-year contract with the south London club which paid Bayern a fee reported to be about $15 million. A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Richards joins a team where Marc Guéhi and Joachim Andersen are projected as starters, with James Tomkins also competing for playing time. Richards also is competing for a spot on the U.S. World Cup roster.

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