Pass the time with this selection of Alan Pardew to Crystal Palace jokes as the wait continues for the now inevitable appointment to be confirmed.
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A few days ago betting was suspended on the Newcastle United manager taking over from the recently departed Neil Warnock in south London.
Compensation rumoured to be around £2m was soon agreed and Pardew has now formally been given permission to speak to Palace.
Check out the best Alan Pardew to Crystal Palace jokes as fans of both clubs appear pleased with a move that may surprise some:
Alan Pardew is now the 2/1 favourite for the Palace job with Ladbrokes… The champagne is on ice in homes all over the North East.
— HLTCO (@HLTCO) December 28, 2014
— JW (@footyramblings) December 28, 2014
— NUFC Away Tickets (@nufcawaytickets) December 28, 2014
Imagine getting compensation off Palace for taking Pardew off us. Just imagine that. Imagine it. Compensation.
— Taylor and Besty (@TaylorandBesty) December 28, 2014
BREAKING: An interesting Pardew update just coming in from a top source. I can confirm that he is, indeed, a monumental bellend. Cheers.
— Footballista (@Fo0tballista) December 29, 2014
I can't believe we are getting paid for Pardew?!? What's next? Lasses start thanking lads for the clap! Lol
— The True Geordie (@TrueGeordieNUFC) December 29, 2014
When someone pays you £2M compensation for Alan Pardew!! pic.twitter.com/sUvzOtbLcM
— The Football Jester (@FootballJester) December 29, 2014
Can you really blame Alan Pardew for wanting to swap Newcastle with Crystal Palace?! pic.twitter.com/RncFOvv2Sz
— Football Funnys (@FootballFunnys) December 29, 2014
— The Football Ramble (@FootballRamble) December 29, 2014
BREAKING: Scenes outside St. James Park as Alan Pardew says his final goodbyes to the club. https://t.co/SdVtYOkn7v
— BBC Sporf (@BBCSporf) December 30, 2014
— Alan Brazil (@sportsbreakfast) December 30, 2014
— Crystal Palace (@cpfclatest) December 30, 2014