Whilst speculation surrounding Wilfried Zaha’s immediate departure from Selhurst Park appears to have died down, large swathes of the press still expect the 25-year-old to leave SE25 over the summer, making these quotes from Steve Parish extremely interesting.
Steve Parish is known to be a man who is happy to make his voice heard in the media when the occasion calls for it and last week, the Palace chairman spoke to the BBC World Service about Roy Hodgson, Frank de Boer, Wilfried Zaha’s future and plenty more, with the interview in full available to listen to here.
After seeing himself linked with a move to Chelsea in recent weeks Burnley striker Ashley Barnes may view a move to Crystal Palace as a dramatic step down but according to this report, the Eagles are set to make a bid for him in the coming hours.
Crystal Palace’s interest in Lille captain Ibrahim Amadou has been spoken about for more than a year now but after supposedly having two bids rejected for him in this window, reports are now claiming that a third offer has been knocked back by the Ligue Un outfit.
West Ham are facing up to something of a selection crisis ahead of their game against Crystal Palace on Tuesday, with Pedro Obiang and Arthur Masuaka having been added to the list of absentees following their FA Cup defeat at the hands of Wigan Athletic on Saturday.
Crystal Palace’s pursuit of Inter Milan striker Eder has rumbled on for some time already and now, a report from FC Inter News has claimed that the Brazilian-born striker is dead set against moving to Crystal Palace or indeed any club that are “not on the same level as Inter”.
The Palace hierarchy are currently working overtime ahead of the looming January transfer deadline but it sounds as though they may be able to temporarily move both Lee Chung-Yong and Jordon Mutch out of loan in the next couple of days.
James Tomkins has spoken to Palace’s official website ahead of Tuesday’s trip to face his old club West Ham at the London Stadium, prompting the central defender to sing the praises of Roy Hodgson for the change he’s brought about in the Eagles’ fortunes since stepping in four months ago.
The current crop of academy prospects at Palace have set tongues wagging this term and now it’s being reported that one of the most highly-rated youngsters on our books, Josh Ajayi has been offered a new contract.