De Boer is show the door after losing his opening four games in charge without scoring a solitary goal – Palace’s worst start to a season since 1924.
Hodgson has been out of work since he disastrously guided England to a Euro 2016 exit against Iceland last summer, but the Independent are claiming Hodgson is top of the Palace hierarchy’s list to turn around their season.
As you can imagine, sacking a manager after just four matches would cause a few raised eyebrows regardless of who it was, but replacing him with Hodgson?
Well, there’s a lot of fans and onlookers who are simply in disbelief:
Frank De Boer sacked after 4 games for trying to make players pass the ball…Roy Hodgson to be appointed…back to "launch it" style.
— Thelionbrand (@thelionbrand) September 11, 2017
Not sure what's more ridiculous. Sacking De Boer after 4 games or giving the job to Hodgson.
— James Pearce (@JamesPearceEcho) September 11, 2017
Crystal Palace fans seeing that they've sacked Frank de Boer before realising that Roy Hodgson will take over. pic.twitter.com/BD16wKQF3C
— ODDSbible (@ODDSbible) September 11, 2017
Roy Hodgson is 112 years old. He's managed in 64 countries. Yet people will still insist he's a terrible manager based on 2 spells.
— GeorgeWeahsCousin (@WeahsCousin) September 11, 2017
Ah well, if it is going to be Hodgson at least we'll find out if Benteke's any good at taking corners. #CPFC
— Kevin Hunter Day (@kevinhunterday) September 11, 2017
De Boer sacked – Hodgson coming in. What a joke. Serious down grade
— Stephen Howson ?? (@MrStephenHowson) September 11, 2017
Never forget the moment Roy Hodgson saw himself on the big screen… ?pic.twitter.com/LrbWGwuFMp
— BigOdds (@BigOddsGB) September 11, 2017
Roy Hodgson taking over?! Send Timothy Fosu Mensah back NOW!
— Adam McKola (@AdamMcKola) September 11, 2017
Guy gets his 2 year wages for 4 games. Hardly a punishment. Definitely a joke club though. Roy Hodgson ??
— Neil J. Westhead (@NeilWesthead) September 11, 2017
Replacing him with Woy Hodgson even more so.
— Andy Keane (@AndyKeane92) September 11, 2017
Roy fuckin Hodgson !!! pic.twitter.com/Nj4BWAQQeQ
— ⚽Swampy⚽NUFC ⚽⬛⬜⬛⬜⬛ (@Swampmonster9) September 11, 2017
I can see it now:
Benteke taking corners
Hodgson sacked by Xmas
Venables replaces him on 5 year deal
— Michael Buitrago (@mikey_dash79) September 11, 2017
If the answer to your problems is Roy Hodgson, surely you need to re-think your strategy. #CPFC
— Jai Pushkin (@JaiP72) September 11, 2017
Roy Hodgson, Palace must be bantering their fans this morning. #CPFC
— Will Finelli (@wfinelli) September 11, 2017
Roy Hodgson !!! I knew palace were in trouble but ….. Roy Hodgson !!! Fucking hell !!! Roy Hodgson ?
— Glen H ⚒ (@Glen_WHU64) September 11, 2017
Imagine sacking FDB for Roy Hodgson
— R10 (@Ramindinho) September 11, 2017
What do you think of the situation? Should Palace have been more patient and could an experience coach like Roy Hodgson be the man to bail Palace out?