One of the Premier League’s best-kept secrets may have hit the headlines this week when James McArthur extended his stay with Crystal Palace until 2021, but he is keen to once again return to obscurity and do what he does best – play out of his skin for the Eagles.
Today could see James McArthur compete in the heat of battle for the 100th time as a Palace player. Here, the Eagles’ Mr Dependable speaks about his three years in south London, and what the future holds as he begins his second century in SE25.
Not usually known for his goalscoring exploits, James McArthur has been enjoying regular appearances on the scoresheet this season. With four of his five goals for club and country coming via his aerial prowess, he’s hoping that he can rise to the occasion again this afternoon.