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Andrew Johnson signs short term deal with Crystal Palace
By Andrew Scott Thursday, 4 September 2014 02:01
Andrew Johnson’s fans were very happy to learn that the player joined the ranks of Crystal Palace after signing a short term contract with the club on free transfer – in a move that price per head agents believe could seriously boost the squad.
During the summer, Johnson turned into a free agent after Queens Park Rangers released him. Many fans were wondering about what the player would do next, and believe that he made the right move in joining Palace – at least for a while.
Manager Neil Warnock decided to acquire the services of the 33-year-old striker, with a contract that comes to an end in January. Even though he’s set to play for Palace for a short time, many fans know how much he’ll be able to help the squad.
Crystal Palace’s website said that the striker will also be working with some of the team’s academy players as a coach, and the player’s fans were delighted to learn that he’s willing to help the club however he can.
The player said: “I am delighted to be coming back to a club that I love and have a real soft spot for.
“I would like to thank the gaffer and the chairman for giving me this opportunity and I am looking forward to helping this club have continued success in the Premier League.
“I have also been given an opportunity to help the youngsters in a coaching capacity, something I am really looking forward to getting involved in.”
Many fans remember very well when Johnson played at the club between 2002 and 2006, and they saw that in 160 games he was able to score an amazing 85 goals.
During a career with over 450 first-team appearances, the striker also featured for Fulham Birmingham City, and Everton, impressing fans and price per head agents all over the world with his great skills on the pitch.
Experts in the sport know very well what a great player Johnson is, and believe that he’s somebody who can add plenty of strength to Palace.