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Crystal Palace: Fans react to Osian Roberts confirmation

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Crystal Palace confirmed Osian Roberts as the club’s new assistant manager on Friday afternoon.

As to be expected, a number of Eagles supporters were quick to give their thoughts to the news via social media.

Roberts, who was described as ‘the most influential man in Welsh football’, becomes Patrick Vieira’s newest backroom staff addition after Kristian Wilson arrived as first-team coach and Said Aigoun as development coach.

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The Welshman recently stepped down as the Moroccan Football Federation’s technical director and was pictured in Palace colours alongside Shaun Derry in the club’s pre-season friendly with Reading.

Vieira actually gained his coaching badges on a programme overseen by Roberts, with the pair now set to work side by side at Selhurst Park in the Premier League.

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Palace fans react

Palace announced the appointment by posting on their official Twitter page and here is what these Eagles fans had to say in reply, with one describing the appointment as ‘fantastic’.

“yeah we’re winning the league”


“We’re massive”

A fantastic edition to the #cpfcfamily.

about time. brilliant appointment though

“Another member of the backroom staff confirmed, PV’s team well and truly taking shape.”

In other news: Many CPFC fans buzzing as transfer news emerges.

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