Last week saw Wayne Hennessey write his name into the Eagles’ record books by becoming their most capped international, continuing the shotstopper’s fine start to the season. Here he discusses how he keeps his current form in perspective, having found himself questioning his future in the game just six short years ago.
If he takes up his usual position between the sticks for the Eagles today against Liverpool, then Wayne Hennessey will complete a century of Palace appearances. Here, the shot-stopper talks about his battle to establish himself as the club’s number one, and his pride at outlasting his rivals to reach three figures.
After claiming three clean sheets in his past five outings, Wayne Hennessey is one of a number of confidence-filled Eagles performing to their maximum. Having fought hard once again to be first-choice in goal, he is hoping inspired outings like his recent display against Chelsea will help him nail down his position for good.
It’s been a debate which has raged throughout the season amongst the Palace fans - who should be the club’s number one number one? It seems as though Alan Pardew has decided Wayne Hennessey is his man, helping the shot-stopper to embark on one of his best seasons to date, which could be set to get so much better.