Many Crystal Palace fans have voiced their dismay on Twitter after journalist Alan Nixon dropped an 11-word update signifying that Real Madrid loanee Borja Mayoral is unlikely to join the Eagles in this transfer window.
The Spaniard is currently on loan at Serie A giants Roma and has been since last autumn. Demonstrating his pedigree 2020/21, the 24-year-old fired in 17 goals in 45 appearances, helping the Giallorossi to qualify for the Europa Conference League [Transfermarkt].
Coming towards the end of the current transfer window, Palace have been mooted with an interest in taking Mayoral to south London to bolster their depth in attack [AS].
Would Mayoral have been a good addition for CPFC?
However, Nixon appears to have quashed speculation that Mayoral could pitch up at Selhurst Park via Twitter. Communicating to his sizeable following, the reporter stated: “Palace. Mayoral loan move looking difficult. Roma want to keep him”.
In light of this news, plenty of Crystal Palace supporters took to social media to voice their displeasure at recent events.
Crystal Palace fans react
“Well we all saw that coming. It would be a great deal but so difficult to do now. I suspect Roma just want as much as possible for him if he were to go, so Real have some decisions to make. Can’t see it happening”
“It was always going to be very difficult/ unlikely to land Mayoral.”
“No surprise there”
“no Alan, don’t do this”
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