Geoff Cameron has now backed Eberechi Eze to earn a transfer to a top team amid the Crystal Palace dynamo attracting interest from Liverpool in a possible move to Anfield.

The 25-year-old delivered a flurry of captivating performances at Selhurst Park last season. It marked Eze’s third campaign of Premier League football after his transfer to Crystal Palace in August 2020. But it might also mark his last in south London as Liverpool show interest.

Reports by Liverpool World back in May noted how Anfield chiefs had taken stock of how he thrived following Roy Hodgson’s return to Crystal Palace. Eze struggled to deliver consistent performances during Patrick Vieira’s tenure. But Hodgson would then get the best from Eze.

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Hodgson got the best out of Eze after struggling under Vieira

Hodgson signed Eze from Queens Park Rangers back in 2020 for £19.5m after he scored 14 goals in the previous Championship campaign. The versatile midfielder’s debut season at Selhurst Park yielded four goals and six assists from 34 appearances before Vieira took over.

Eze struggled to regularly force his way into Vieira’s team once he returned from an Achilles injury. He only appeared 13 times for one goal and one assist in 2021/22. But Eze scored 10 and assisted four goals in 38 appearances in 2022/23 with six and one in 10 under Hodgson.

Liverpool appreciated what Eze showed under Hodgson after he scored a brace to win 2-0 at Southampton and hit another brace to beat Bournemouth 2-0. The attacking midfielder, who can also play on the wings, scored against Leeds United and West Ham United, as well.

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What has Cameron said about Eze securing a transfer?

Now, Eze’s former teammate Cameron – who he played 54 games with at QPR – believes the Crystal Palace dynamo will one day get a transfer to a top club, amid interest from Liverpool. The one-cap England midfielder is currently under contract at Selhurst Park until June 2025.

“He goes at his own beat and he’s smooth, silky, sharp and kind of graceful [all] at the same time,” Cameron told talkSPORT. “He has this ability to change the game. Having seen those glimpses of it at QPR, it was like: ‘You need to be more consistent. You need more’.”

Cameron added: “Now, you’re seeing the potential that he has and he’s got a bright, bright future ahead of him. For me, I think he’ll get there [to signing for a top team], 100%.

“It’s just [about] time, experience, more games under his belt, more opportunities to show his ability and [to] bang in more goals. He has it. Can he do it consistently every game and be that impactful? I believe he can and you’ll see it.”

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