Arsenal legend lands biggest career managerial appointment with Premier League side

Arsenal legend lands biggest career managerial appointment with Premier League side

  • Patrick Vieira has been announced as the new manager of Premier League club Crystal Palace ahead of next season
  • The former France international who took over from Roy Hodgson signed a three-year deal with the Selhurst park outfit
  • The 45-year-old has managed Major League Soccer club ew York City FC and Ligue 1 side Nice since he began his career in 2016

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Patrick Vieira is the new manager of Premier League club Crystal Palace after legendary boss Roy Hodgson who left his position at the end of last season, Mirror.

The 45-year-old who spent the better of his career with Arsenal, signed a three-year deal with the west London side.

The 1998 World Cup winner with France started his managerial spell with MLS club New York City FC and last coached Ligue 1 side Nice.

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Speaking to the club's official website he said:

“I am really excited to have this opportunity to return to the Premier League, and manage this great football club, as we begin a new chapter together.
“It is a project that is really appealing to me, having spoken a lot with the Chairman and Sporting Director about their ambition and plans for the whole club, including the Academy.
Arsenal legend lands biggest managerial appointment with Premier League side
Patrick Vieira has replaced legendary manager Roy Hodgson as Crystal Palace new boss. Photo by Nice FC
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"The club has fantastic foundations in place after many years in the Premier League, and I hope we can make further improvements and continue to drive the club forward.
“I am also very excited to experience the atmosphere the club’s supporters make at Selhurst Park and away from home too, and I know just how important that can be for the team.”

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Paul Pogba has been at the center of criticisms after France crashed out of Euro 2020 in the round of 16 following their loss to Switzerland, Sport Bible.

The French side had a bad game until Hugo Lloris saved a penalty and they got into gear to score two goals in four minutes.

Pogba then scored the goal of the match as Les Bleus were up by 3-1 but looked ordinary in the last 15 minutes of the games as the Swiss side came back.

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