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Crystal Palace: Fans react to Fonseca talks

Crystal Palace: Fans react to Fonseca talks - Crystal Palace

A number of Crystal Palace fans have been reacting to an update regarding the Eagles and AS Roma manager Paulo Fonseca on social media, with one fan calling the potential appointment ‘amazing’.

According to reports from Italy, relayed by Sports Witness, Palace have held a ‘direct’ conversation with Fonseca about potentially taking over from Roy Hodgson.

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Hodgson, who will turn 74 in August, is out of contract at Selhurst Park in the summer, with the likes of Sean Dyche, Eddie Howe and Frank Lampard all being linked with the job.

However, it seems as if Palace’s interest in the current Roma boss is ‘concrete’ following discussions two weeks ago.

Reports claim that Fonseca looks set to leave Italy, and it seems as if the 6-2 defeat to Manchester United on Thursday has put the final nail in his Roma coffin.

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Palace fans react

@cpfc_xtra shared the news regarding Palace’s contact with Fonseca on Twitter on Friday morning.

These Eagles supporters all had strong views on the update, with on describing a potential appointement as ‘amazing’.

“FLAT CAP IN THE DUGOUT AT SELHURST.. IT’S EVERYTHING I’VE EVER DREAMED OF!”

Credit: @Wheddsta

“They lost 6-2 last night but he’s young, he’s foreign and he’s not Roy so I’m on my knees”

Credit: @unknownbald

“We’d need some good investment obviously but this would be amazing if we can pull this off”

Credit: @CPFCMax03

“Still don’t believe it. Especially after last night’s disaster class, no way are the board gonna want to take such a huge risk with him”

Credit: @The_ArmaniCode

“Yikes, after Roma’s defensive performance last night this ‘risky’ shortlist choice doesn’t exactly get any safer.”

Credit: @OliverRender

“This is draining can we please just decide on a manager (preferably a good one)”

Credit: @localpla9tic

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