Alexander Sorloth really has not been able to make a glowing impression at Crystal Palace during his time at Selhurst Park.
In truth, Roy Hodgson has hardly given the Norwegian a chance to show what he can do on the pitch, however, it appears the 23-year-old is determined to make his time at the Eagles work.
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According to Het Nieuwsblad (via Sport Witness), Sorloth has admitted that returning to Crystal Palace is his main priority at the end of the season.
The Norwegian striker is currently on loan at AA Gent after finding his first full year in English football a little difficult.
“I want to play for six more times for AA Gent, but after that my plan is A to return to Crystal Palace,” he said.
Sorloth has certainly improved for Gent this season as he has managed to find the back of the net three times in nine Jupiler League Pro appearances, which is a pretty good record for a forward that has not been having the best of times.
And, he could be exactly what Crystal Palace needs next season if he can bring that form back to the Premier League. Understandably, there are huge differences in terms of quality between the Belgian top-flight and the English top-flight, but some players have excelled in both in the past.
The Eagles have continued to have real issues with the productivity of their strikers and have had to rely on the likes of Wilfried Zaha and Andros Townsend.
Obviously, Hodgson would have to be willing to give the 23-year-old a chance, however, the Scandinavian could use the summer and pre-season as the perfect opportunity to show why the club originally signed him.
Palace fans would be forgiven if they were not prepared to hold their breath when it comes to Sorloth, but you never quite know what could happen.
Crystal Palace fans, would you give Sorloth another chance after impressing at Gent? Or would you rather see the club look to offload him? Join in with the discussion below by sharing your thoughts with us.
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