Hodgson wants to see MLS superstar at Crystal Palace

first_imgCrystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson has revealed he would like to bring former Manchester United star to Selhurst Park if an opportunity is presentedThe Eagles are not having the best of times in the Premier League this season, having barely secured 7 points in the opening eight fixtures.Moreover, with just five goals scored so far, the Glazers have the second-worst attacking record of all teams in the English top flight, with only Huddersfield Town scoring less.Therefore, the 71-year-old English tactician would like to bolster his offensive department by signing a top-quality forward. The British news outlet, Mirror, have stated that Hodgson is a big admirer of Wayne Rooney and would like to see him at Selhurst Park.“I think he left England too early. He still has much to offer. He is doing fantastically well. At DC they were well down in the league when he got there, but since he’s arrived he has been fantastic, not just scoring goals, but decisive goals, like the one we saw in midweek.“There is no doubt the talent he has and he is showing he could still play top-level English football.Jose Mourinho is sold on Lampard succeeding at Chelsea Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho wanted to give his two cents on Frank Lampard’s odds as the new Chelsea FC manager, he thinks he will succeed.There really…“But it was his decision and after Manchester United and Everton, where he had a tremendous affinity, deep roots, maybe he would not have been that interested in playing for another English club outside those two.“It was a conscious decision to play abroad. I have a great deal of respect for Wayne, and I think he does for me.“They all probably decided at this stage their our lives this is what we need. But all good players who want to play for Palace are always welcome – should we be able to afford them!“I am delighted to see what success he is having. I guess he is doing what DC United were really hoping for when they signed him. They just didn’t want a figurehead but also a player who can win them matches and he has done that.”Rooney is United’s living legend who performed in a total of 559 games for the Red Devils before moving to the MLS side DC United back in last January.In 18 outings for the Black-and-Red, the 32-year-old forward already netted ten goals and provided six assists, showing he still has a lot to offer.last_img

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