Roy Hodgson set to retire as manager at the end of season

Roy Hodgson, who is the manager of the Premier League side, Crystal Palace has said that it’s the right time for him to retire and will leave the club after the end of this season after serving the club for four seasons and made them survive the Premier League competition.

Roy Hodgson began his career in Sweden in 1976 and managed England between 2012 and 2016, he will take charge of Crystal Palace against Liverpool, one of the teams he used to manage in the past in the last as a manager for Crystal Palace. He is the oldest manager to ever coach a Premier League team, he is 73-year-old and has been coaching for almost 45 years.

Hodgson said in a statement that ” After more than 45 years of coaching, I have decided that the time is right for me to step away from the rigorous of top-flight Premier League football, so our final two matches will be my last ones as manager of Crystal Palace ”

He is said to be taken over by former Chelsea captain and English legend, Frank Lampard who is currently managing Chelsea.

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