Crystal Palace ready to consider Roy Hodgson reunion?
Crystal Palace are reportedly open to a reunion with former supervisor Roy Hodgson.
On Friday morning, Palace introduced that that they had taken the choice to sack Patrick Vieira after failing to win a single sport for the reason that flip of the 12 months.
Whereas the Eagles nonetheless occupy twelfth place within the Premier League standings, they sit simply three factors above the relegation zone and 5 forward of backside spot.
Though Paddy McCarthy, the membership’s Underneath-21 boss, has been positioned in short-term cost for Sunday’s Premier League fixture at Arsenal, Palace will now assess their choices.
Ralph Hasenhuttl and Marcelo Bielsa – previously of Southampton and Leeds United respectively – have each emerged as potential contenders, in accordance to bookmakers.
Nevertheless, with quite a lot of main shops, Hodgson has been made the favorite, regardless of initially retiring from administration when he left Palace in 2021.
In accordance to the Each day Mail, the Palace hierarchy are ready to hand the veteran a short-term contract ought to they deem it to be the right transfer.
Between 2017 and 2021, Hodgson established Palace as a Premier League membership, holding the London outfit within the prime flight on 4 events and profitable 54 of his 162 matches in cost.
When the previous England supervisor left Selhurst Park, it was broadly felt to be the right resolution for the development of the membership, Vieira arriving and stamping his mark behind the scenes.
However, on the age of 75, Hodgson could return to the membership over the worldwide break if the Palace board don’t determine a extra appropriate candidate.
Hodgson has already ended his retirement on one event, being introduced in by Watford in January 2022 to strive to obtain what Palace could be in search of on this event, survival within the Premier League.
As a substitute, Hodgson recorded two wins and 13 defeats throughout an 18-game spell at Vicarage Highway, subsequently ensuing within the Hornets being relegated to the Championship.
No resolution is predicted to be made by Palace till early subsequent week, the main focus as a substitute being positioned on the weekend’s fixture on the league leaders.