Roy Hodgson steps down as manager of Crystal Palace

Roy Hodgson will leave his function as Crystal Palace manager on the end of the season.

The 73-year-old has not indicated that he can be retiring, however along with his contract due to expire this summer time he’ll take cost of the Eagles for the last time on Sunday away on the former Liverpool membership.

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Hodgson said: “After greater than 45 years of teaching, I’ve determined the time is true for me to step away from the trials of Premier League football, so our last two video games can be my last as Crystal Palace manager.

“It has been a very rewarding time in my football life and my career to have been in a position to spend the last 4 seasons with Palace.

“I really feel now, on the end of one other profitable season, the place we have now secured our Premier League standing, that the moment is true for me to step down from my obligations of being a full-time manager.”

His substitute has not but been introduced however talks between Frank Lampard and Crystal Palace are said to ‘move on’ and the former Chelsea boss is said to already be setting out switch targets.

The Chelsea the Blues dismissed the legend in January after struggling to construct on a powerful start with a young squad last season.

It was linked to England’s under-21 emptiness however hyperlinks to Palace look like accelerating.

Fabrizio Romano claims negotiations between Lampard, his agent and Palace are ‘transferring on’.

And Romano additionally claims that Slavia Prague striker Abdallah Sima has been recognized as the primary doable sign of Lampard becoming a member of the membership.

Sima, 19, has scored 11 goals in 20 appearances this season and has additionally been linked with a move to West Ham.


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