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Under New Management (Part One)

All across Europe, clubs have been busy changing managers this summer. In some cases, it was because the previous incumbent was fired, or moved on, whilst in other instances there was a vacancy to be filled. Here are some of the change sin the major European leagues. England Crystal Palace: Previous Manager: Roy Hodgson What happened to him: Hodson, the ...

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Palace want Arsenal striker

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Crystal Palace want to sign Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah. The 22-year old has one year left in his contract at the Emirates, but is surplus to requirements at the Emirates and, with one year left on his current deal, has refused to signa  contract extension. Earlier this year he broke Alan Shearer’s record of goals for England at under-21 level, ...

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Palace target young Manchester City striker

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New Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira has wasted no time in getting down to business, and is already active in the transfer market. The Frenchman has inherited a squad at Selhurst Park with only 17 fit, contracted senior players for the next season, many of them the wrong side of 30. Now, he wants to bring down the average age ...

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Palace want Chelsea midfielder

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Crystal Palace want to sign Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher. The 21-year old has already had Premier League experience, having spent last season on loan wit West Brom. And, although they were relegated at the end of the season, Gallagher generally impressed. Palace were linked with a move for him last summer and, although that did not come to fruition, they ...

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Kung-Fu fighting

It made headlines around the world, whilst the press conference that followed it became almost as famous for the bizarre philosophical statements offered up by the man at the centre of the controversy, Manchester United striker Eric Cantona. On January 25th, 1995, his United side were playing Crystal Palace in a  league match at Selhurst Park in South London. The ...

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Arsenal player in demand

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Arsenal utility player Ainsley Maitland-Niles is likely to be a man in demand at the end of the season. He moved to West Bromwich Albion in January on lain and has impressed during his time at the Hawthorns playing in his preferred position of midfield. They would like to keep him but, if their late bid for Premier League survival ...

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Villa and Palace want Chelsea midfielder

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Both Aston Villa and Crystal Palace want to sign Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who is on loan at Fulham this season. The West London club would like to keep him but that is heavily dependent on them staying in the Premier League next season. Their hopes of doing so were dealt a major blow when they conceded a 97th-minute equaliser ...

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Sheffield United bid for Rihan Brewster

Sheffield United have bid £17 million for Liverpool striker Rihan Brewster. The England under-21 international who impressed on loan with Swansea City in the Championship last season, has been attracting the attention of a number o clubs, among them Crystal Palace. However, a sticking point has been Liverpool’s insistence on a buy-back clause in any deal – Palace were reluctant ...

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Former Liverpool player training with Palace

Former Liverpool player Nathaniel Clyne is training with Crystal Place in a bid to recover his fitness. And there are hopes that he could earn a deal with the South London club if he can prove that his body can withstand the rigours of the Premier League. Clyne began his professional career with Palace and made 122 league appearances for ...

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Batshuayi set for new Chelsea deal

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One of the forgotten man at Chelsea, Michy Batshuayi, is set to be offered a new deal with the club. The Stamford Bridge side are ready to offer him the new contract to ensure that he does not leave the club on a free transfer when his current deal with them expires next summer. The plan, once he has signed ...

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