The Morocco international signed from Arsenal last summer will remain at Selhurst Park after penning a new two-year deal
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Crystal Palace need an overhaul at all levels if they want to establish themselves in the Barclays Premier League and ensure survival is not a one-off, according to manager Tony Pulis.
– Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis
There's so much to do at the football club from the training facilities, to the ground, to the organisation - everything has got to change. It's got to step up a level.
I have spoken to (co-chairman) Steve Parish and there are certain things that are going to happen almost immediately when the season finishes because everywhere needs upgrading.
This club has got to stay in the Premier League for three or four years. If it can do that, you can bed the club down and establish it in the Premier League and then you can really push on.
The nominations for the FTBpro PFA Fan Player of the Month for April have been announced and the following players are in contention:
The FTBpro PFA Fan Player of the Month awards are designed to give a strong voice to the supporters who are the lifeblood of the game. The awards are endorsed by the players and supported by the clubs.
Fans can vote for their favourite player to win by going to this link
Each month, one lucky fan will win two tickets to a Premier League match where they will meet and present the award to the player on the side of the pitch before the game.
Voting closes at midnight on 30th April.
Marouane Chamakh, Joel Ward and Yannick Bolasie face late fitness tests ahead of Crystal Palace's Premier League clash with West Ham.
Palace defender Adrian Mariappa sustained a broken nose at Goodison Park but Pulis expects him to be available.