Report: Crystal Palace could welcome back trio, including Yannick Bolasie, for FA Cup clash with Tottenham

Selhurst Park - Crystal Palace - 23/02/2014

The Premier League side are currently on a poor run of form so will be pleased to have the trio back.

Crystal Palace could be about to receive a triple boost ahead of their FA Cup tie with Tottenham, as the London Evening Standard reports that the Eagles could have three players back from injury for the trip to White Hart Lane.

According to the Evening Standard, Alan Pardew could welcome back Joe Ledley, Dwight Gayle and Yannick Bolasie for the fifth round tie with Spurs. 

Ledley has been out for the last two weeks due to a thigh strain (via Evening Standard). And while the holding midfielder has not managed to establish himself as a regular in the side, his defensive strength may see Pardew decide to bring him back in due to the ability Tottenham boast in attack. 

Bolasie's return is arguably the one that Pardew will welcome the most. The winger has not played since the victory over Stoke City in December due to a hip problem (via Evening Standard). And his creativity has clearly been missed as the win against the Potters was the last time that they picked up three points in a league game. 

Gayle has been missing for the longest. The striker - who has struggled to hold down a place in Pardew's team this season - made his last appearance during the club's draw with Everton over two months ago, having picked up a hamstring injury (via Evening Standard). 

Despite the side's difficulties in getting their season back on track, it seems possible that the manager may not hand Gayle an immediate return to the team after former Spurs forward Emmanuel Adebayor opened his account for the club by scoring in their previous game. 

While Pardew may decide that the clash against Mauricio Pochettino's side may come too soon for the trio, it will surely provide the squad with a major lift that will certainly help in their attempt to give Spurs more time to concentrate on their title push by knocking them out of the cup.

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