Roy Hodgson is tied to Crystal Palace until the end of this campaign and many believe the 73-year-old will leave Selhurst Park after that.

The Eagles are already linked to a few managerial candidates and among them is Paulo Fonseca.

His time with AS Roma is likely to come to an end after this season, with reports suggesting the Giallorossi have plans to appoint Maurizio Sarri as his successor.

The chances of Italian’s arrival at the club have further improved after the Serie A side suffered a 6-2 defeat at the hands of Manchester United on Thursday, and with that, ending Roma’s hope of qualifying for the Europa League final.

Earlier this month, Il Messaggero reported Palace have made contact with the current Roma coach. These claims are further backed by up

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According to the website, Fonseca will leave the Italian capital club and ‘doors of the Premier League could open’ for him in the summer.

It’s claimed there was a ‘direct’ conversation between the owner of the London club and Fonseca’s camp two weeks ago. Palace’s interest in the Portuguese coach is ‘concrete’ as he is in their sights to be Hodgson’s successor next season.