New Palace boss Hodgson calling for character and desire from players

Wilshere hasn't played for Arsenal in 13 months spending last season on loan at Bournemouth

De Boer departed on Monday, only 77 days into a three-year contract, after Palace became the first team in England's top division to lose their opening four league fixtures without scoring since Preston 93 years ago.

Frank de Boer gestures as he walks off the pitch at half-time during Crystal palace's match against Burnley last Sunday (Sept 10).

Hodgson, whose first game in charge will be against Southampton on Saturday, had graduated through the youth team ranks at Palace in the 1960s and has spoken of his pride at a homecoming.

Roy Hodgson returned to soccer management for the first time since leaving his job as England coach previous year, taking over at Premier League struggler Crystal Palace on Tuesday as a replacement for the fired Frank de Boer.

Selected 29 times for the national side by the experienced 70-year-old coach, a move to the Eagles could open the door to a spot in the World Cup squad under current boss Gareth Southgate.

"I'm certain we will pull away from the mire and I'm very confident the players we have here will help us achieve our goal, which is to make certain we don't get relegated".

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One of the key negotiating points for Hodgson in taking the job was that he could bring his former England and Fulham No2 Ray Lewington into Selhurst with him.

Hodgson's EPL experience includes spells at Blackburn Rovers, Fulham, Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion.

This is his first coaching post since that humiliating loss but, speaking to Sky Sports earlier on Tuesday, Hodgson said there were no scars from his time with England. "I think we changed the team around and the young, exciting team you see today is the team I was putting together".

"We have lost four games and the last one I watched really closely".

"I am very excited to be back in club football and it is a long while since I have enjoyed the day-to-day sessions of training". "Good luck for the future", he said.

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