Patrick Vieira has agreed to become the new manager of Crystal Palace, according to Sky Sports.
In what is an unforeseen turn of events in South London, the former Arsenal captain looks set to take the reigns at Selhurst Park, bringing the curtain down on their drawn out managerial hunt [Sky Sports].
Lucien Favre looked favourite this time last week to land the role, however, talks collapsed with the former Borussia Dortmund man as he wanted to take more time out of football [BBC].
Would Vieira be a good appointment for CPFC?
Seemingly re-entering the fray as a manager, Vieira has had previous spells in charge of New York City FC alongside OGC Nice [Transfermarkt]. Now, the 45-year-old will manage in the Premier League for the first time
As you can imagine, loads of Crystal Palace diehards took to Twitter to voice their frustration at these recent developments, as they worry over his inexperience.
Crystal Palace fans react:
Replying to popular Crystal Palace outlet PALACE XTRA, here is how some Eagles fans summarized the latest news:
“Will get behind him if it’s him but for such an inexperienced manager being given a job of this size is too risky, screams absolute desperation and cheapness from the board and completely uninspiring won’t be surprised if we are down by Christmas.”
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