Crystal Palace have a big transfer window ahead of them as they build to remain a mid-table team in the Premier League, and many fans of the South London side are reacting to the news that one player is due to sign a contract extension at the club.
The Scotsman is highly regarded by fans of the Eagles, and it is easy to see why as he is still performing at a very high level at the age of 32. The central midfielder averaged 2.4 tackles, 1.6 interceptions and 1.3 clearances per game last season, via WhoScored.
Despite his age, this sees him still valued at £4.32 million on Transfermarkt, and he truly has been a great servant for the club as he has picked up 19 goals and 17 assists in his 208 appearances.
He featured in 37 Premier League games last season, highlighting that he is seen as a vital player at the club, and it is no surprise to see so many Palace fans happy with the reports with one labelling him a “top player.”
Here is what fans have said following the news:
Best news so far should really be given the captaincy no one works harder than him
— LordTwigo (@CPFCwill20) August 18, 2020
Give him a contract until he can’t play anymore. He’s one of the best and most underrated midfielders we’ve had. If we had a team of Jimmy Mac’s we’d be a top 6 team.
— GottaBigMouth😂👏 (@SuperSySez) August 18, 2020
— Joe🦅 (@joe_cpfc_01) August 18, 2020
Make him captain @CPFC
— Jim Penfold (@JimPenfold) August 18, 2020
— Sigmond 🏴 (@sigmondCPFC) August 18, 2020
Top player and real club man https://t.co/3lvgc2r2Ux
— John Richardson (@JohnJohnrich544) August 18, 2020
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