Scott Dann explains how Crystal Palace's squad reacted when Glenn Murray left

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Crystal Palace sold Glenn Murray to Bournemouth this summer.

Crystal Palace defender Scott Dann has told Sky Sports' Goals on Sunday that the whole squad were disappointed with Glenn Murray left during the summer transfer window.

Murray departed Palace to join Bournemouth in August, ending his four year stay at Selhurst Park, where he had become a fans' favourite.

The experienced striker scored 47 times in 125 appearances for the Eagles, and Dann has revealed that everyone at the club was disappointed to see him leave.

"The lads were disappointed that he had left, because we know what he offers the team," the defender said. "He'll do really well for Bournemouth. He hasn't got the pace of some strikers in the league, but his knowhow makes him a good person to have on your side."

There is an argument to suggest that Murray would have had a part to play at Palace this season if he had stuck around, given their struggles to find a potent front-man.

Alan Pardew signed both Connor Wickham and Patrick Bamford during the previous transfer window, but both have failed to make an impact so far.

As a result, Palace have been forced to rotate who they have used in the striking role and no player has really stamped their authority on the position. 

Murray, meanwhile, has made a good start at Bournemouth, scoring twice in his first five appearances for the south-coast club. 

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