Crystal Palace are hoping Roy Hodgson can keep them in the Premier League this season. The experienced veteran has returned to Selhurst Park following the club’s decision to part company with Patrick Viera following their recent poor run of form.
The London club are currently sat in 12th place in the table but are only three points above the drop zone with 10 games left of the campaign to play. They take on Leicester City at home following the international break.
In the meantime, here is a look at how Crystal Palace could line up next term based on transfer rumours and speculation...
GK: Vicente Guaita: The Spaniard has been the number one over recent years.
RB: Sacha Boey, Galatasaray: He has been mentioned as a potential right-back option for the London club (Milliyet).
CB: Marc Guehi: The Eagles will hope that they can keep hold of the centre-back.
CB: Koni de Winter, Juventus: The 20-year-old is a reported target after catching the eye on loan at Empoli from Juventus (TuttoMercato).
LB: Tyrick Mitchell: He has made 26 league appearances this term for Crystal Palace.
CM: Cheick Doucoure: The former Lens man has been a hit since his move last summer to Selhurst Park.
CM: Alex Scott, Bristol City: He has been linked with a summer swoop and is being tipped for a bright future (The Sun).
RW: Michael Olise: Wilfried Zaha is out of contract this summer but Palace have a few options in attacking areas like Olise, Ebe Eze and Jordan Ayew.
LW: Reiss Nelson, Arsenal: His deal at Arsenal expires in the summer and LondonWorld understands the Eagles are interested.
ST: Mateo Retegui, Boca Juniors: Palace need reinforcements in attack and the Italy international has been linked (Corriere dello Sport).
ST: Chuba Akpom, Middlesbrough: He is reportedly on the radar after scoring 24 league goals already this term (Daily Mail).