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Sport 'He is definitely keen' - Insider drops managerial claim at Crystal Palace

23:10  10 june  2021
23:10  10 june  2021 Source:   thisisfutbol.com

Crystal Palace still keen to sign ‘brilliant’ 21 y/o talent; they wanted him last summer

  Crystal Palace still keen to sign ‘brilliant’ 21 y/o talent; they wanted him last summer Crystal Palace are reportedly interested in a summer swoop for Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher, according to The Sun. The Lowdown: Crystal Palace ready for 2021/22 rebuild As the Eagles get their summer recruitment drive underway, attentions now seem to have turned towards the 21-year-old, looking to bolster the Selhurst Park ranks following the release of […]As the Eagles get their summer recruitment drive underway, attentions now seem to have turned towards the 21-year-old, looking to bolster the Selhurst Park ranks following the release of 22 first-team players last month [Tribal Football].

Football journalist Dean Jones has been speaking on the latest episode of Touchline Talk to discuss Crystal Palace’s ongoing search for a new manager.

a man standing in front of a crowd: Cooper © Provided by This is Futbol Cooper

It was reported earlier in the week an attempted move for the former Wolves manager, Nuno Espirito Santo, had fallen through after talks broke down on Tuesday night.

One name which has been linked with the vacant job in south London is the current Swansea City manager Steve Cooper.

The 41-year-old’s Swans failed to win their Championship play-off final clash against Brentford last month which confirmed their spot in the second tier for another year.

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With a move for Espirito Santo having reportedly broken down, Jones had the following to say on whether Cooper is still an option for the Eagles.

“He is definitely keen on the Crystal Palace job. Even if Swansea had been promoted, he would have been interested in this job.

“I think Cooper, you’d have to say right now will be the favourite. The owners really like him.”

TIF Thoughts on Cooper to Crystal Palace…

Cooper has impressed during his time at the helm of the Swans and reaching the play-off final was a real feather in his cap, however, on the day they were blown away by the Bees.

The main question we have is whether the Palace fans would view this as an exciting appointment following the heavy links to Espirito Santo?

With the Espirito Santo talks now over, we think the Eagles should be looking to get a manager in as soon as possible so they have as much time as possible to put their stamp on the Palace squad.

In other news: ‘My understanding is that’ – Journalist reveals behind-scenes Nuno details at Everton and CPFC

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Eagles handed major boost as fresh update on manager search emerges .
Palace close to appointing their next managerThe Eagles have been looking for Roy Hodgson's replacement over the last couple of weeks after the 73-year-old decided to walk away from Selhurst Park at the end of the 2020/21 season.

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