Following his arrival from Olympiacos on deadline day in January 2017, Luka Milivojevic continues to go from strength to strength at Selhurst Park.
— Crystal Palace F.C. (@CPFC) May 22, 2018
The 27-year-old came in for an undisclosed fee, believed to be in the region of 16million Euros and he signed at a three and a half year contract at the club having been identified by then manager Sam Allardyce.
His first half a season in 2016/17 was bright enough and he found the net twice in 14 Premier League appearances, but despite our struggles in 2017/18 he really came to the fore in terms of his reliability and attitude on the pitch.
36 top-flight games across the year saw him play a huge part in our survival under Roy Hodgson and as well as a presence in the middle of the park, he contributed ten vital goals and an assist. Whilst others struggled, he also showed his mental strength from 12 yards when penalties reared their head.
With the curtain drawn on the campaign now, it’s also been confirmed that Milivojevic completed 1325 passes across the season, with 2198 touches and that was more than any other player in the squad.
As Roy Hodgson looks to rebuild the club this summer, hopefully, that means we’ll get news of a new contract for the man shortly with his original deal slowly coming to an end.
Excellent player and captain. Hope he can stay another year. Same as Zaha. Greetings from Uruguay.
— RCI (@RCI1988) May 22, 2018
— Mark Drew (@MarkDre19499496) May 23, 2018
Class player and captain
— Lee Garnett (@Lee25791) May 22, 2018
— Callum ???????? (@CPFC_Cal) May 22, 2018