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Crystal Palace takeover set to be complete before Christmas

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LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 23: Crystal Palace fans waving flag during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool FC at Selhurst Park on November 23, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Sebastian Frej/MB Media/Getty Images)

It’s been a long time coming, but the ball is finally rolling for Crystal Palace…

Crystal Palace sit in 13th place of the Premier League, following their controversial loss to Liverpool yesterday afternoon. They were unfairly denied a goal at the hands of VAR, which cost them a valuable two points in the end.

However, it’s not all doom and gloom for Palace supporters. The Eagles have been anticipating a takeover for their club for a good year or so now but the ball could finally be rolling. According to The Sun, a takeover is just “weeks” away from being completed.

Steve Parish, chairman of the London club, has been wanting to complete the sale for some time now. He was previously involved in a trio of power with Joshua Harris and David Blitzer, two American investors that bought their way into the club around this time in 2015.

Their plans for success have not paid off, however, they remain in the Premier League and have the fundamentals set up for a successful future. They have some excellent players in their ranks, many of them young and promising.

The future of their best player, Wilfried Zaha, still needs to be addressed. However, this takeover from an association of companies and wealthy businesspeople could persuade the winger the stay on board. After all, it is the right way forward.

The report suggests the initial value of the deal would be £215m, excluding any debt or fees that need clearing. Plans in…

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