Plenty of Crystal Palace fans have been reacting to an update regarding the futures of five first-team players.
The Evening Standard shared a story revealing Joel Ward is in talks over a new Palace deal.
However, the report also dropped hints on the future of five other members of Palace’s squad, all of which are out of contract in a matter of weeks.
Mamadou Sakho, James McCarthy and Connor Wickham are all expected to leave Selhurst Park, whereas Gary Cahill and Andros Townsend are set to stay at the club.
Transfermarkt claim Palace have 15 players whose deals expire at the end of June, and it seems as if the club are starting to make some big calls, despite not having a manager in place.
The five mentioned plus Cahill and Townsend were signified as a “free transfer” in the Premier League’s official released list on Friday, however, it is not definitive they will leave.
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Palace fans react
@cpfc_xtra shared the news on the Palace quintet on Twitter on Thursday afternoon.
These Eagles supporters seemed to be in agreement with the club’s decision, with one describing it as ‘wonderful news’.
“Getting rid of deadwood finally”
“I’ll be happy with them”
“I’m absolutely fine with that. Those three off the wage bill – especially Sakho – will be good.”
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