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Crystal Palace: Fans react to Mamadou Sakho exit

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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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The 31-year-old made 75 appearances for the Eagles, mainly under Roy Hodgson, however, only six came last season due to injury.

Sakho was one of 11 senior Palace players out of contract at the beginning of the month and has now signed a three-year deal with Montpellier on a free transfer.

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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”

In other news: Lots of Palace fans fume as exit rumours emerge. 

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