Just a quickie to confirm that Crystal Palace have completed the signing of Patrick van Aanholt from fellow stragglers Sunderland.
The Dutch full-back has signed a four-and-a-half year deal with the Eagles…
— Crystal Palace F.C. (@CPFC) January 30, 2017
So that’s £26million fluffed this January and all Big Sam has to show for it is a Jeffrey Schlupp and a Patrick van Aanholt – two largely identical left-sided full/wing-backs.