Profile: Sam Allardyce
- Current club: West Ham United
- Date of Birth: 19 October 1954
- Birthplace: Dudley, Dudley, Worcestershire, England, UK
- Position: Defender
Flying Eagles feel unbeatable ahead of Spurs clash, says Allardyce
LONDON, April 24 (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur's Premier League title aspirations face a severe test on Wednesday against a Crystal Palace side who manager Sam Allardyce says currently feel unbeatable.
Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has produced some of his best form for the Eagles this season, particularly since manager Sam Allardyce has taken over. The club has some great players in their ranks and will no doubt be looking to push up the Premier League table next season, although other teams are showing interest in signing their key players, such as Zaha.
Former Liverpool striker Christian Benteke returned to Anfield on Sunday to score a brace of goals that could seriously harm the Merseyside team's chances of a top four Premier League finish.
Crystal Palace are reportedly prepared to offer an escape route to Jay Rodriguez who has struggled to cement a regular starting role at Southampton.
Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce has dismissed suggestions that his side could move for the services of Chelsea defender John Terry in the summer.
Championship high-flyers Brighton & Hove Albion and Newcastle United will reportedly battle it out for the services of Arsenal right-back Carl Jenkinson in the summer.
Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce has admitted that his side could lose the services of Wilfried Zaha amid interest from a host of elite English clubs.
West Bromwich Albion will reportedly offer competition to Crystal Palace in the pursuit of Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho in the summer.
Liverpool are reportedly prepared to play hardball in negotiations with Crystal Palace, should they seek to sign defender Mamadou Sakho on a permanent contract.
Premier League duo Chelsea and Arsenal have joined Tottenham Hotspur in the pursuit of in-form Crystal Palace attacker Wilfried Zaha.
With just two months of the season to go there is still a lot to be decided – especially at the lower end of the Premier League. Many believe that the bottom three as it stands will be the ones going down come May, but can any of them avoid the drop?
In what is becoming the tightest relegation battle in recent years in this season's Premier League, three teams that are in the mix for relegation to the Championship picked up huge wins on Saturday that could help them remain amongst England's elite next year.
Marseille are rumoured to be on the verge of agreeing a deal for Yohan Cabaye in the summer transfer window. According to a report from France, Palace will pay 8.25 million euros to sign the central midfielder.
Crystal Palace completed the loan signing of Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho last night in a deal that will see the Frenchman drafted in for the final fifteen Premier League games of the season, and at a staggering cost of around £3 million.
Everton forward Arouna Kone is set to join Crystal Palace this evening. The 33-year-old will be allowed to leave Everton in favour of a move to London.
With the clock ticking down towards the end of the January transfer window, there are a number of transfers that have been discussed at length, but have yet to be completed. Here are a selection of transfers keep an eye on as the clock ticks down to 11pm.
Crystal Palace are hoping to sign Liverpool outcast Mamadou Sakho before today's 11m transfer deadline.The France international has not kicked the ball for the Reds this season.
Former Manchester United forward Gabriel Obertan has emerged as a surprise target for Crystal Palace ahead of next week's transfer deadline. The winger is currently plying his trade in Russia with Anzhi Makhachkala.
Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce is reportedly eyeing a reunion with Rubin Kazan midfielder Yann M'Vila in the January transfer window.
Crystal Palace are reportedly nearing an agreement to sign Sunderland full-back Patrick van Aanholt this month.
Premier League strugglers Crystal Palace have expressed interest in recruiting Tottenham Hotspur full-back Ben Davies.