Patrick Vieira Set to Be Appointed as Manager of Crystal Palace

Patrick Vieira Set to Be Appointed as Manager of Crystal Palace

  • Former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira is now on the verge of becoming the coach of EPL side Crystal Palace
  • Crystal Palace are preparing to soar next season in the Premier League and want an experienced manager
  • Patrick Vieira played for Arsenal in the Premier League and won the Premier League titles with the Gunners

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Premier League club Crystal Palace have reportedly agreed deal to appoint former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira as the new coach of the side ahead of their campaign next term in the topflight.

At the end of the 2020/21 Premier League season, Crystal Palace escaped relegation and even finished 14th on the final standings and the club's chiefs have been looking for a replacement for Roy Hodgson.

According to the report on Sky Sports and Caught Offside, Crystal Palace's chiefs have not presented any paper to the former Arsenal star, but they are expected to do that this week.

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Patrick Vieira.
Patrick Vieira in action. Photo by John Berry
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Having played in the Premier League for years under Arsene Wenger, Patrick Vieira is not a stranger to the English football even though this would his first time coaching in the EPL.

The report even added that Crystal Palace eggheads are planning to sort the contract agreement out on time so that the Frenchman can be in charge of training in the coming week.

Vieira worked at Manchester City before landing his first senior managerial role with sister club New York City, who he led for two years before moving back to his homeland for the Nice job.

In his two seasons at Nice, Patrick Vieira steered the side to fifth and seventh places respectively before leaving the club in December last year.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Premier League side Brighton are now giving Arsenal chiefs tough time in their efforts to sign England international Ben White as they have asked the Gunners to add more money.

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After failing to finish among the top four at the end of the 2020/21 League season, Arsenal chiefs are now ready to help Mikel Arteta land some good legs ahead of next term.

Ben White who is a defender is among the players Arsenal chiefs want and they have had their second bid of £42m rejected by Brighton with the side demanding £50m.

Arsenal must however go back for an improved bid for Ben White so as not to miss out on the signing of the defender who is also wanted by Paris Saint-Germain, Spurs and Liverpool.

Source: Legit

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