Crystal Palace confirmed on Tuesday afternoon that defender Mamadou Sakho has left the club after his Selhurst Park deal expired at the beginning of the month.
The centre-back has now returned to his native country by joining Ligue 1 side Montpellier, with a number of Eagles fans reacting to Palace’s post regarding the Frenchman on Twitter.
Sakho spent four-and-a-half years with Palace after making his loan spell from Liverpool permanent in the summer of 2017 for £25.38m.
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Palace fans react
Palace announced Sakho’s departure on their official Twitter page. This is what these Eagles supporters had to say in reply, with on describing the news as ‘funny’.
“Gutted, what a player. Good luck Mama.”
“Oh no… anyways”
“Best CB since promotion”
“Funny, he was probably the finest centre back we have ever had, but for 18 games a season and his wages, I’m completely not ***** he has gone.”
“Our best CB gone like that”
“Our best CB in the Prem era btw”
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