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Crystal Palace: Fans react to Wickham footage

Crystal Palace: Fans react to Wickham footage - Crystal Palace

Plenty of Crystal Palace fans have waxed lyrical over forward Connor Wickham after footage emerged of the 27-year-old playing for the club’s Under-23 side.

Wickham, who joined the Eagles in 2015 from Sunderland, was making his first Premier League 2 appearance of the 2020/21 season.

The striker has been out through injury, with numerous issues having a major impact on his Palace career. He’s made just 50 appearances for the club in all competitions since his £9m switch to Selhurst Park, scoring 11 times.

Wickham’s moment of magic

Wickham produced a brilliant piece of skill during the 2-1 defeat to Sunderland on Tuesday, which caught the eyes of multiple Palace supporters.

The Englishman controlled a goal kick on his chest in his own half, muscled off a defender before hitting an inch-perfect curved pass on the half volley into the path of a teammate out on the right flank.

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Palace fans react

Eagles fan @samuelpjordan shared the clip on Twitter on Tuesday evening, with the club following suit on their official account a few hours later.

This is what these supporters had to say, with one describing the clip as ‘ridiculous’.

“That is naughty”

Credit: @SelhurstCPFC

“This is actually ridiculous”

Credit: @HunterCPFC

“That’s enough for Parish to give him a one year extension”

Credit: @ZacCPFC

“I’m telling you now Connor Wickham would have been our all time top goalscorer without injuries”

Credit: @conread_

“Extension incoming”

Credit: @cam_cpfc

A fully fit Connor Wickham over Benteke all day. Don’t @ me. #CPFC

Credit: @Wheddsta

In other news: Palace fans flock to transfer update on £55k-a-week star, find out more here

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