Brentford Football Club are pleased to announce the signing of Jude Russell, who has joined Brentford B from Crystal Palace. Jude has signed a one-year contract to stay with The Bees until June 2022. There is a Club option for an extra year.
The central defender spent time on trial with the young Bees earlier in the season, working with Brentford B Head Coach Neil MacFarlane. The Club have opted to bring the 19-year-old to West London on a permanent basis.
Jude has spent a number of years with Palace having represented their Under-18 side whilst just 15. The 2018/19 season saw him make 28 starts for the Under-18s at Selhurst Park before getting more game time under his belt over the next couple of years. He was also part of the Palace Under-23 side that clinched promotion to the Premier League 2 Division 1 during the 2020/21 campaign.