Report: Marouane Chamakh one of six Crystal Palace players set to be shown the door this summer

Selhurst Park - Crystal Palace - 23/02/2014

The 32-year-old is set to be let go of on a free in the summer after a poor spell at Selhurst Park.

Marouane Chamakh is set to be one of six players that Crystal Palace are preparing to show the door at the end of the season, according to the Daily Mirror.

The Mirror reports that along with Brede Hangeland, Adrian Mariappa, Alex McCarthy, Fraizer Campbell and Jordon Mutch, the 32-year-old will be allowed to move on after enduring a difficult spell with the Eagles.

It appears that the Moroccan could be in line for a return to the club he left to move to England six years ago, as the Mirror claims that Bordeaux are interested in re-signing the forward on a free transfer.

It is hardly a surprise that Alan Pardew is willing to let the striker move on. His record of seven goals in well over 50 Premier League appearances for his current club is hardly the kind of form that is going to encourage the boss to keep him around the team.

Similarly, none of the other players that are reportedly free to leave are likely to be hugely missed should they move on in the summer.

Only Chamakh and Mutch's appearance tallies have reached double figures in the top flight this season, while Hangeland and McCarthy share the most starts with just seven each this term. 

And with Palace ending the campaign in a disappointing manner, it appears that Pardew is hoping to get rid of the fringe players that he deems offer little in an attempt to build a fresh squad ahead of next season.

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