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Palace should follow West Ham Way - Pardew

Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew says they should follow the West Ham United Way.

Pardew is a former Hammers manager.

"Are West Ham a model club for a team like us? Of course, the problem at Palace is the history, it's a yo-yo club," Pardew said.

"The second year in the Premier League, this is the toughest year.

"In the first year after promotion, you can get by with this sheer excitement and adrenaline that being in the Premier League can provide.

"In the second year that kind of runs out and you then are leaning on what you have in the building in terms of quality.

"We're hoping we've got enough in the building to overcome that second year.

"It's a very, very difficult thing to do but once you've done that, you can stabilise if you buy and trade well.

"Stoke, West Ham, Southampton, Newcastle - they've all done that in recent years."

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