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Cenk Tosun joins Palace on loan until the end of the season

Turkish international Cenk Tosun has joined Crystal Palace on loan from Everton until the end of the 2019/20 season. The striker has scored 118 goals in his 10-year professional footballing career spanning across three countries and three different football leagues. Shortly after signing the deal to join the Eagles, Crystal Palace Chairman Steve Parish said: "We're delighted to have secured Cenk's services for the remainder of this season. We've enjoyed a great first half of the campaign and Cenk's arrival will bolster our squad as we push for a top-half Premier League finish. Cenk has a proven record as a goalscorer and we've admired him for some time, so I'm very pleased to welcome him to Crystal Palace." GET THE LATEST FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS FOR TODAY Live Football Streaming ...
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Lampard – Wilfried Zaha not in Chelsea’s plans

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has dismissed a possible move for Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha in the January transfer window. The Ivory Coast international has been linked with the Blues even before the two-window transfer ban was halved after an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Now the Blues can sign in January after a quiet summer that saw them rely on the young stars at the club for the first half of the season. However, Lampard has now stated that Zaha is not in his plans. READ: Spurs sweat on Harry Kane’s fitness after Hamstring injury According to Daily Star, Lampard said: "I wouldn't talk about Zaha. It's not something I've considered. I won't talk about him because he's not our plans. "If we have to do business we will do it behind closed doors aside ...
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Townsend – Palace must try to weather the Liverpool storm

Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend has stated that his side must find a way to weather Liverpool's spells of sustained pressure in each half of their Premier League encounter on Saturday if they're to get anything from the game. Jurgen Klopp's Reds are still unbeaten in the Premier League and currently wield an 8 point advantage on the Premier League log over their nearest rivals Manchester City who they beat 3:1 at Anfield before the international break. Liverpool have scored 28 league goals this season and 8 of these goals have come in the first 15 minutes of each half of games. Ahead of the game, in a chat with the Premier League website, Townsend said: READ - Man United eye January deal for Dzeko as alternative to Mandzukic "It's incredible, I think they make a conscious...
How Bet9ja and betting are redefining the passion for football
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How Bet9ja and betting are redefining the passion for football

It’s no surprise that the love for football seems to be wired in the average Nigerian, hence the profound interest in the sport. However, a new dimension has been added to how fans offer support in the game, and this has resulted in the derivation of entertainment from both sides of the coin, whether win or lose, and that’s football betting. Meanwhile, one sports betting company seems to be the rave of the moment amongst Nigerians and it’s Bet9ja. READ: BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS Bet9ja has become the rave of the moment among Nigerians who are interested in betting money on the outcome of football matches. It has also provided a platform for Nigerians to see games without paying cash, a welcome development for fans as they now get to avoid the hassles of their ...
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Zaha admits head was all over the place after failed move

Wilfried Zaha has admitted that his head was all over the place after failing to secure a big move away from Crystal Palace in the summer. The Ivory Coast international was linked with a move to Arsenal and Everton but Palace stood firm on keeping the player. Zaha who signed a five-year-contract worth £130,000-a-week last year was supposedly coerced to continue at the club under Roy Hodgson.  However, with the Eagles currently sitting 6th on the log, he stated that his respect for the manager, teammates, and fans enabled him to look past the disappointment and come up with impressive performances. READ: Fred accepts criticisms from Man United legends “I had to put my head down and play my football,” Zaha told BBC Africa. “I would have been hindering my own progress by moaning a...
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Wan-Bissaka must play without fear – Rooney

Former Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has urged prospective new signing Aaron Wan-Bissaka to play without fear when he dons the Man United jersey, adding that new signings must get used to the culture at the club. Rooney is no stranger to being a young arrival at Old Trafford considering his age when he joined the Red Devils from Everton before establishing himself as the club's all-time record goalscorer. The Red Devils have already agreed a £50m fee with Crystal Palace for Wan-Bissaka, although personal terms are yet to be finalized. In a chat with Sky Sports, Rooney said: "(Wan-Bissaka should) Enjoy it - play with no fear. CHECK OUT TODAY'S LATEST FREE FOOTBALL BETTING TIPS "Manchester United is a fantastic club - one of, if not the, best football clubs in the wor...
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Tottenham reportedly end interest in Zaha

Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly ended their interest in signing Wilfried Zaha from Crystal Palace due to the asking price for the second consecutive year. The North London outfit want to back Mauricio Pochettino in the transfer market this summer having made no signings in the last two transfer windows. Spurs have been targetting Wilfried Zaha for a while and apparently have a decent chance as the 26-year-old exciting winger has expressed his desire to leave Selhurst Park and play for a club participating in the UEFA Champions League. READ: https://footiehound.com/daniel-james-agrees-personal-terms-with-man-united/ Regardless, Crystal Palace won't let him leave on the cheap and have slapped a £100m valuation on him. Zaha still has a whopping 4 years left in his contract with...
Diego Lopez likely to join Crystal Palace in January
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Diego Lopez likely to join Crystal Palace in January

  Premier League side Crystal Palace are confident of securing the services of Espanyol goalkeeper Diego Lopez in January according to reports. The 36-year-old goalie joined Espanyol on a permanent deal this summer from Milan but has not made any appearances for the Catalan outfit this season in the La Liga despite being between the sticks 35 times last season on loan for the club. READ: Azpilicueta – Chelsea must show big team mentality against Huddersfield Town Diego Lopez has fallen down the pecking order and is behind Pau Lopez and reports from Daily Mirror have suggested that he will make a move to Crystal Palace next month. The officials at Selhurst Park are said to have considered his as a superior option to the likes Wayne Hennessy and Julian Speroni and would m...
Oumar Niasse charged by FA for conning referee in Palace game
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Oumar Niasse charged by FA for conning referee in Palace game

  Everton forward and Senegalese international Oumar Niasse has been hit with an FA charge for the "successful deception of a match official" in the course of last weekend's Premier League fixture against Crystal Palace which ended in a draw. READ: Thiago Alcantara and Coman in Bayern squad to face Anderlecht Niasse went down after minimal contact from Scott Dann in the fifth minute of the game, resulting in a penalty which Leighton Baines stepped up to convert. The Senegalese then proceeded to score the equalizer in the game which ended in a 2 all draw at Selhurst Park. He has been given a deadline of 18:00 GMT on Monday to respond to the charge.
Conte admits that Chelsea is struggling to compete on several fronts
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Conte admits that Chelsea is struggling to compete on several fronts

  Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has admitted that his side is struggling to cope with the pressure of competing on several fronts after they were beaten by Crystal Palace in the Premier League over the weekend. Chelsea won the Premier League last season competing on fewer fronts than they are now and things are not going as smoothly as they would have hoped. Crystal Palace came into the game at Selhurst Park on the back of a winless run this season, and no goal registered. However, they sprung a surprise and we're impressive against the Champions who seemed out of sorts to garner all 3 points, leaving Chelsea to wallow in their second defeat in a row, and third of the season so far. READ: Pochettino - Playing at the Bernabeu is like a baptism Conte has now conceded that...