Crystal Palace fans react as Jordon Mutch joins Gyeongnam FC

Former Crystal Palace man Jordon Mutch has joined South Korean outfit Gyeongnam FC, having been released by the Eagles last month as they looked to lighten their wage bill and offload some deadwood.

Following Mutch out the exit door were Jason Puncheon, Alexander Sorloth, Jonny Williams, Sullay Kaikai and Nya Kirby, who have moved on to pastures new or been sent out on loan for the remainder of the season.

In his four years at the club, Mutch made just 40 appearances for the south London outfit and was sent out on numerous loans as many surely presumed he was surplus to requirements.

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His release last month was testament to that as Palace preferred to let the 27-year-old leave for free at the first opportunity rather than wait for a suitor.

Capable of playing all across the midfield, the new Gyeongnam number 80 joins the likes of Hulk and Paulinho in moving to Asia – the Brazilian pair ply their trades for Chinese clubs Shanghai SIPG and Guangzhou Evergrande, respectively.

Having struggled to find form at the various clubs he has played for, Mutch will be hoping he can kick on in the East. Here’s how the Selhurst Park faithful reacted to the midfielder’s move on Twitter…

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