OFFICIAL: Ghanaian duo Ayew, Schlupp to work under Patrick Vieira as new Crystal Palace manager


Ghanaian duo, Jordan Ayew and Jeffrey Schlupp will work under former Arsenal midfielder Patrick Vieira who has been appointed the new Crystal Palace manager. 

The Frenchman, who has put pen to paper on a three-year deal, replaces Roy Hodgson, who stepped down at the end of the 2020/21 campaign. 

Vieira was a key player for Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal between 1997 and 2005, leading them to domestic success with three Premier League titles, and four FA Cup crowns.

After leaving Arsenal, the midfielder went on to spend a season at Juventus, before securing more silverware at Inter Milan (three Serie A titles and two Supercoppa Italiana cup triumphs) and Manchester City (one F.A. Cup win) where he brought to a close a remarkable playing career in 2011.

Meanwhile, Jordan Ayew and Jeffrey Schlupp have been key members of the Eagles in the last three seasons, with the former winning Crystal Palace player of the season in the 2019/20 campaign.


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