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Crystal Palace fullback Joel Ward: There's real excitement here now

Crystal Palace fullback Joel Ward admits there's a great excitement around the club under manager Patrick Vieira.

The Eagles travel to Burnley this weekend unbeaten in six and off the back of two straight wins, including victory at Manchester City before the international break.

"There's competition within every position out there and there's some real excitement around the place in terms of players coming in, coming out and coming on during the game," said Ward.

"We've got a lot of strength in depth which we haven't always had.

"Looking in the past years we haven't been able to turn and look to players who are going to come on and change the game or shore up the game. To have that now is a luxury."

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