This week Crystal Palace fans were given a slight boost ahead of their match against Brighton on the weekend. The club posted a photo of Palace player Mamadou Sakho participating in training on Twitter. The player also posted a photo of himself at training.
The fans wished Sakho a speedy recovery, however, many are eager to see him play this weekend against Brighton. They obviously think he could be a valuable asset to their side during this fixture.
To derby day
— Asael Yangard (@WOYWODGESON) February 25, 2020
And day by day, every second counts …
— Toby Burnstein (@TobyBurnstein) February 25, 2020
Please please please be fit for Saturday. I am on my knees
— Liam© (@liamb0117) February 25, 2020
10/10 performance vs Brighton
Leave in the summer
I’m on my knees Mama
— Rowan #YanksOut (@CpfcRowan) February 25, 2020
Would you start Sakho on the weekend if he was fit?
One fan appears to have forgotten that Sakho was even a Palace player, however.
— Peter Sawyer (@MeatyPeteyS) February 25, 2020
Another fan admits that Sakho is best paired with James Tomkins.
Cahill & Kelly or Sakho & Tomkins as our CB partnerships, they both just compliment each other so well
— Luke (@SomePalaceGuy) February 25, 2020
What do we think?
Sakho has had a very underwhelming season so far. He has played just eight games, conceding nine goals in the process. He also picked up a red card against Bournemouth, which saw him miss matches against Watford, Brighton and Newcastle.
Regardless of how underwhelming his statistics have been, however, these fans clearly want to see him back ready for this weekend.