VIEIRA CONFIRMS THAT HE HELD TALKS FOR TOTTENHAM JOB

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Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira has confirmed that he actusy held talks with Tottenham Hotspur owner Daniel Levy over the managerial vacancy at the club some weeks ago. Levy asked former Spurs manager José Mourinho to leave the club folliwing a run of poor results and the managerial role was vacant for a couple of days as the search for a new manager was on. There were several managers that held talks with Levy about the job but they kept being told that for one reason or another, they would not be getting the job. Former AS Roma manager Paulo Fonseca was almost assigned as the club’s new manager but due to a disparity in the recruitment structure at the club, the Italian would not get the job in the end.

 

Before the end of last season, former Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo announced that he would be stepping down from his role as the manager of the club after a number of years at the helm. Santo was a cult hero at Wolves and is famed for the continuous signing of Portuguese players who he transformed into decent players during his time at the club. Santo was also known for his direct way of attacking regardless of whether his team is in front or behind. Continue reading “VIEIRA CONFIRMS THAT HE HELD TALKS FOR TOTTENHAM JOB”

VIEIRA SETS SIGHTS ON CELTIC STAR

Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira has set his sights on signing Celtic star Ryan Christie according to the latest reports emanating from the media in Scotland. The report from the Daily Record revealed that Vieira is prepared to boost his squad with the signing of Christie who has six months left on his current deal with Scottish Premiership giants Celtic.

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Scotland international Christie could be available for a knockdown fee due to the short length of his remaining contract at Celtic. Christie has been at Celtic for six years and he has also spent sometime on loan at Scottish clubs like Aberdeen and Inverness Caledonian Thistle. He has been a key figure for Celtic over the past seasons. Christie made 46 appearances for his club throughout last season.
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PALACE INTERESTED IN £9M DEFENDER

Crystal Palace are interested in signing defender Victor Nelssonfrom Danish club FC Copenhagen this summer. This is according to the report from media outlet EkstraBladet which also said that defender is interested in a move to the English top flight ahead of the new season.

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Apart from Crystal Palace, Burnley have also been linked with a move for the FC Copenhagen player. 22-year-old Nelsson is widely regarded as the finest central defender in the Danish Superliga.
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ARSENAL TARGET SIGNS NEW PALACE DEAL

Crystal Palace defender Tyrick Mitchell has committed his future to the club after he penned a new contract with the South London outfit. The news of his new Crystal Palace deal was revealed earlier on Tuesday.

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The young left-back has signed a contract until the summer of 2025 to ward off the interest of fellow Premier League team Arsenal.
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West Brom are one of the clubs keen to sign Crystal Palace midfielder

James McCarthy according to reports coming out of the British media. The interest of West Brom in the Crystal Palace midfielder was revealed by the publication from the Daily Mail. West Brom are not the only club interested in James McCarthy as some other English teams also want to sign the player when his Crystal Palace contract expires this summer. James McCarthy has less than six months to run on his existing Palace deal and he’s not expected to be offered a new contract at Selhurst Park as things stand.James McCarthy can start talks over a free transfer move with clubs outside the English soil though the interest in his services is mainly from within the English soil.

Ex-Wigan Athletic and Everton midfielder James McCarthy is attracting the interest of three Premier League teams apart from West Brom. Brighton & Hove Albion, West Ham United and Burnley are the English top flight teams keen to take James McCarthy on a free transfer this summer. Apart from the Premier League clubs, English Championship team Bournemouth are also keeping an eye on the Republic of Ireland international player. Continue reading “West Brom are one of the clubs keen to sign Crystal Palace midfielder”

PALACE NOT OVERRELIANT ON ZAHA

 

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson is certain that the Eagles can win games in the Premier League without talisman WilfriedZaha. Hodgson had to answer questions about the English-born Ivorian international winger after his team missed the quality of the player during the league defeat at Burnley on Monday night.


Crystal Palace had to navigate the trip to Burnley without Zaha after he returned a positive test for Covid-19. Without him, Burnley beat the Eagles 1-0 at home courtesy the first half goal from Chris Wood. The Clarets striker had not scored since the 4-2 loss at Leicester City on matchday 2 and had gone six games without a goal until the matchday9 meeting with Crystal Palace at Turf Moor.
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