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Crystal Palace: Darragh MacAnthony reacts to Ronnie Edwards bid

Crystal Palace: Darragh MacAnthony reacts to Ronnie Edwards bid -Crystal Palace News

Peterborough United chairman Darragh MacAnthony wasn’t happy with Crystal Palace’s last offer for defender Ronnie Edwards.

The Lowdown: Second offer

The Eagles failed to bring in any further additions on deadline day, however, it looks as if they tried to land Edwards.

Reports suggested that Palace made a second bid for Edwards, hailed by Peterborough director Barry Fry for his ‘unbelievably accurate’ passing.

The offer was thought to be worth an initial £4m with a further £4m in add-ons, but as we know, a transfer failed to get over the line.

The Latest: MacAnthony reacts

The Peterborough Telegraph shared a story regarding Edwards late on deadline day, citing Palace’s second offer.

They shared comments from MacAnthony on social media, who said there was ‘not a chance’ he would green-light a sale that would’ve seen The Posh receive an initial £4m fee.

MacAnthony also added that he wasn’t parting ways with the defender unless they had him back on loan.

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The Verdict: January move?

Steve Parish and Dougie Freedman may look back on a failed move for Edwards as a missed opportunity.

The 19-year-old appears to be a star in the making and was also on the radar of Palace’s London rivals Spurs and Chelsea.

He already has plenty of first-team experience for Peterborough and helped England’s U19s win Euro 2022, so it wouldn’t come as a surprise if Palace revisited their interest in the New Year.


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