Ian Wright’s one-word description of Alan Pardew

Alan Pardew

Former Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew’s work at Crystal Palace has made a positive impression on ex-Arsenal star Ian Wright.

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has been impressed with Alan Pardew’s work at Crystal Palace.

Pardew took charge of the Premier League club at the start of 2015 with the Eagles deep in relegation trouble.

The London outfit are still not entirely safe, but they have given themselves a much better chance of retaining their top-flight status.

Palace are currently 12th in the Premier League table with 30 points from 27 matches, eight points above the relegation zone.

The Eagles returned to winning ways on Saturday when they got the better of West Ham United 3-1 away from home in the league.

It was a very professional performance from Palace, and the final result led to former Arsenal striker Wright making the following post on social networking site Twitter.

Pardew, formerly in charge of Newcastle United, has been truly brilliant at Palace so far, and it looks very likely that that the London club will remain in the Premier League next season.

As a matter of fact, the Eagles could well aim to finish in the top half of the table. And perhaps Palace will end up in the top 10.

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