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'You've really got to laugh': Some Crystal Palace fans react to transfer news involving Arsenal

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Crystal Palace fans have taken to Twitter to react after The Athletic revealed that Arsenal had agreed a £50m deal with Brighton for Ben White.

What’s the story?

Well, you might be wondering why this news concerns Crystal Palace.

As it happens, a number of Crystal Palace fans have taken pride in their own transfer dealings after hearing about the £50m fee.

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Some fans below brought up the fact Dougie Freedman has been able to sign Eberechi Eze, Michael Olise and, by the looks of it, Marc Guehi for less.

Eze cost £16m, Olise cost £8m, and Guehi has undergone a medical ahead of a £20m move, according to the Evening Standard.

To land three players of that quality for under £50m is fantastic work from the south Londoners.

Arsenal need Ben White, badly

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All jokes aside, it is a fair bit of cash, but Arsenal need White.

After losing David Luiz – who was arguably Mikel Arteta’s best ball-playing centre-back – the Gunners had to sign a replacement.

In White, Arteta has the ideal man for the way he wants to play.

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The England international is an exquisite passer, and is also strong in the tackle – he likes to press high as well, so he wins the ball in great areas.

In this day and age, a 23-year-old centre-back with Premier League and international experience is always going to be pricey.

Let’s see what the Crystal Palace fans on Twitter have been saying about Arsenal’s transfer dealings…

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