Palace closing in on Pulis

Crystal Palace are close to agreeing a deal with Tony Pulis to become their new manager.

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Tony Pulis: Expected to return to management with Palace

Tony Pulis: Expected to return to management with Palace

The former Stoke boss is understood to be in advanced talks with the Palace board to succeed Ian Holloway, who stepped down last month after the club won only one of their first nine games of the season.

Keith Millen has been in caretaker charge of the Premier League strugglers since Holloway's departure, and Palace ended a run of seven straight defeats in the goalless draw with Everton prior to the international break.

Millen will again oversee the first team for Saturday's trip to Hull, but the club now appear set to announce the appointment of Pulis.

The 55-year-old, who has never been relegated as a manager, has been out of work since his second spell at Stoke ended in May.

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