Crystal Palace seem to be on the verge of breaking into the Premier League elite and competing for European spots.
However it is a very tough ask to finish that high in the top flight; Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham and Liverpool are expected to make up the top six with Southampton, West Ham, Leicester, Everton, Crystal Palace and others scrapping for that coveted seventh spot.
Alan Pardew recruited wisely in the summer and might need to dip into the market once more in January to really mount a serious challenge for that European spot.
The crux of the Crystal Palace team are British and that formula works well for the Eagles. Alan Pardew might look to one of his most successful summer signings – in Andros Townsend – and look to the Championship once more for his January business.
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