Joel Ward has re-joined Crystal Palace, signing a two-year deal at Selhurst Park.
The Eagles shared the news on Thursday afternoon, and, as to be expected, a number of Palace fans were quick to share their positive thoughts at the update on social media.
The right-back’s previous contract expired on July 1, so he was technically a free agent for over two weeks.
Where will Palace finish this season?
16th or lower
He was just one of 11 senior Palace players who were without a club at the beginning of the month and becomes the first to re-sign for the Eagles under new manager Patrick Vieira.
Palace fans react
Palace posted on their official Twitter account regarding Ward’s new deal. These Eagles fans were delighted, with one describing the update as ‘outstanding’.
“Best news so far”
“Outstanding news. Clubs are built on pros like Ward. He hasn’t been on talksport gobbing off about himself, but I can guarantee it means a lot to him and he will give his best whenever called on. Great stuff”
“SIUUUU Guehi next admin”
“Brilliant news!! Club legend”
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