Some Crystal Palace fans have been reacting to a report that has claimed Newcastle striker Dwight Gayle is eyeing a return to Selhurst Park.
The Sun have reported (10/1, page 53) that the 30-year-old could be set to rejoin the club he left back in 2016.
The Newcastle star is a free agent in the summer, and it remains to be seen if he will be offered fresh terms.
He’s been with the Magpies since the summer of 2016 after signing for around £10 million (BBC Sport) and has made 100 appearances for the club, scoring 34 goals.
In recent times Gayle has struggled with injury, limiting him to just 125 minutes of time on the pitch so far this season.
Apparently, Gayle would be keen to return to Palace if his former club did indeed make a move for him.
On social media, some Palace fans have been discussing the links to Gayle, and it seems his return would largely be welcomed:
i beg this happens 😍
— Ryan 🦅 (@ExhilaratingEZE) January 10, 2021
I would love to just for the nostalgia but we need to be serious about the rebuild
— H (@sam_paIace) January 10, 2021
Wow! I would love this to happen! He has unfinished business with us!
— David McElhatton (@DavidMcElhatto1) January 10, 2021
Should never let him go
— Charlie (@Chipdiddy93) January 10, 2021
Not good enough
— Gary $pencer (@garyspencerr) January 10, 2021
Loved Gayle, great player, great work rate and usually in the right place at the right time. We need some players with passion in the squad as we’re looking dull a lot of the time lately.
— Time-Lost Proto Drake (@TTLPD) January 10, 2021
Definitely would be good. Good replacement for Michy.
— Rich (@ricardolondon87) January 10, 2021
— Elias Ericsson (@eliascpfc) January 10, 2021
Def worth a punt great finisher never used effectively imo
— . (@finalfoofighter) January 10, 2021
Would be a nostalgic signing but we need younger strikers or were not gonna push into the top 10
— Aaron Curtis (@AaronCu36671808) January 10, 2021