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Crystal Palace: Fans react to Remi Matthews deal

Crystal Palace: Fans react to Remi Matthews deal - Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace announced the signing of former Sunderland goalkeeper Remi Matthews on Tuesday.

And, as to be anticipated, the confirmed transfer had a number of Palace fans talking on social media.

The Eagles revealed that both Wayne Hennessey and Stephen Henderson have left the club, with Matthews now brought in as a third ‘keeper alongside Vicente Guaita and Jack Butland.

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Matthews has signed a two-year contract at Selhurst Park and becomes the club’s second summer signing alongside Michael Olise.

The 27-year-old has made over 100 senior appearances during his career, representing Bolton Wanderers, Hamilton, Plymouth Argyle, Burton Albion, Doncaster Rovers and Sunderland.

Matthews was pictured in the club’s new goalkeeping jersey, with the club sharing a closer look at the top later in the day.

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Palace fans react

Palace posted the news on Matthews on their official Twitter page. This is what these Eagles fans had to say in reply to the move, with one describing the transfer as ‘cool’.

“Oh my”


“we’re going to europe”


“Vieira pull”

“Welcome to the Palace Remi”

In other news: ‘Kidding me?’ – Many Palace fans fume as transfer talks emerge, find out more here.

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