Reliable Crystal Palace reporter Matt Woosnam claimed that midfielder Eberechi Eze is ‘expected back before too long’.
And, as to be expected, a number of Eagles fans have been reacting to the news on social media.
Eze is yet to feature under Patrick Vieira after suffering a freak achilles injury in training back in May but appears to be making good progress in regards to his return.
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Woosnam claimed that Vieira will soon be spoiled for choice with Eze expected back in and around the squad before October is out, labelling his recovery as ‘rapid’.
Palace fans react
Woosnam posted a link to his story on Twitter on Wednesday morning, which led to these Palace supporters interacting with his tweet.
This is what these fans had to say in reply, with one describing Eze’s return and more options in midfield as ‘important’.
“woke up smiling matthew”
“May as well change the PL ribbons to red & blue now”
“Lovely read, Eze is 23, not 21.”
“Having options is important because we will get injuries and suspensions and will need to tackle some matches differently tactically. Great problem to have”
“Only if we have no injuries, which we always get and badly. The biggest fundamental of consistent PL presence is squad depth”
“Good article Matt. Unusual not only to have midfield options but to have some creative midfield players as well. Been a while…and as you say a good problem for PV to have”
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