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Palace boss Holloway pleased with Gallas talks

Crystal Palace boss Ian Holloway has confirmed talks with released Tottenham defender William Gallas.

Holloway has held talks with the Frenchman, who is available as a free agent after he was released by Tottenham.

The 36-year-old admitted to Holloway that he was only "50% fit", but the Eagles boss has not ruled out a move for the centre half if terms can be agreed.

"We met him on Wednesday. I don't know yet if we can do a deal," Holloway said.

"He was a very nice man and he admitted he's only 50 per cent fit which might be a problem. We're a long way off a deal with him but I met him. Whether we can ever come to a deal I do not know."

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