Several Crystal Palace fans have been mocking the club’s reported interest in Nemanja Nikolic, with some issuing sarcastic responses to the speculation. One person was even quick to compare him to former player Emmanuel Adebayor, who scored just one goal during his time in south London.
According to the Daily Mail, the Eagles are just one English outfit currently looking at the centre-forward, much to the frustration of supporters. At 32, his age appears to be a concern, while the division he has been playing in has also done him no favours.
Nikolic is coming off a season where he was able to score 12 league goals. However, with those strikes being registered in MLS as a Chicago Fire player, fans remain unconvinced. Winning just 0.5 aerial duels per game as well, which pales in comparison to Christian Benteke’s 4.4 and Jordan Ayew’s three (via WhoScored), you would have to question if the Hungarian has the physicality to lead the line effectively for Palace.
It seems the Selhurst Park faithful are not too sure as they took to Twitter air their dissatisfaction with the rumour. Take a look at what they had to say below…
5 year plan uno
— ً (@cpfcriley) January 21, 2020
Such a palace signing will be on stupid wages and will score no goals and when he leaves no one will remember him. Adebayor esque
— Robbie Huck (@RobbieHuck555) January 21, 2020
No no no
— . (@finalfoofighter) January 21, 2020
32 years old and been playing in America.
— george huck (@HuckGeorge) January 21, 2020
Exactly what we need. https://t.co/Skw6xOufzm
— . (@cpfc_WH) January 21, 2020
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