It’s fair to say that the Crystal Palace fans in the Transfer Tavern are in a dismal mood right now.
Indeed, the Eagles are yet to win this season. In fact, they’re yet to even score a goal.
Onto their second manager already, the mood has turned even worse amongst our punters clad in blue and red stripes.
Star striker Christian Benteke has been ruled out for up to eight weeks with a knee injury, picked up in the 5-0 loss at Manchester City over the course of the weekend.
Having failed to bring in another forward during the summer and Connor Whickham struggling for fitness so far this season, it’s terrible news for Palace fans, who are gearing up for games against Manchester United and Chelsea.
So, as you can imagine, the Belgian’s injury has sparked quite the reaction online.
Let’s take a closer look at the reaction on Twitter.
I suppose Benteke couldnt score when he was in the team so is there any difference to him being injured? #cpfc
— Liam P (@sonoLiam) September 25, 2017
I really think we should play Kaikai upfront (if he’s fit) he’s got energy Benteke hasn’t got and he hasn’t been involved in this mess #cpfc
— Molly Butler (@cpfcmole) September 25, 2017
— Michael Lewis (BB) (@mikelewis140) September 25, 2017
Benteke out for up to 8 weeks. It goes from Bad to Worse. #cpfc
— Litecoinboy (@litecoinfamily) September 25, 2017
No Benteke? We'll settle on a front 4 of of RLC, Wilf, Andros and Sakho for the next couple of months. It'll be a lot more mobile! #cpfc
— Stephanie Fuller
— MΔTTJENNER (@mattjenner94) September 25, 2017
Benteke is out for 6-8 weeks. Knee ligaments. At least we've got Sakho…..
Steve Parish is an idiot. Monumental mismanagement. #cpfc
— Buddhazron Ⓜ️ (@Buddhazron) September 25, 2017
benteke out for 6-8 wks,it was always gonna happen, the club only have themselves to blame pathetic going into a season with 1 striker #cpfc
— Mandy morgan (@mandyswagsta) September 25, 2017
Benteke is out for 6-8 weeks. Let’s hope our back-up first team striker can step up…oh wait… we don’t have one. #CPFC
— Adam (@AdamFlinter) September 26, 2017
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