Free agent Marouane Chamakh has admitted he is determined to stay in the Premier League, even if he fails to agree a new deal at Crystal Palace.
Crystal Palace top scorer Marouane Chamakh faces a fitness test on the hamstring he injured at Swansea.
Crystal Palace fought valiantly for the first half but couldn't keep Arsenal out and capitulated 2-0 at the Emirates.
Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis is serious about bringing in some new talent to strengthen his squad during the January transfer window.
Maourane Chamakh had scored in his three previous Premier League matches, but against Newcastle United he drew a blank. The yellow card he earned for a foul of Fabricio Coloccini will keep him out of the Eagles' trip to Aston Villa on Boxing Day.
Marouane Chamakh continued his rebirth under Tony Pulis in Week 16 despite his team losing on their visit to Stamford Bridge.
Marouane Chamakh scored for the second consecutive game and Crystal Palace earned their second consecutive win, defeating fellow promoted side Cardiff City 2-0.
Tony Pulis made his managerial debut for Crystal Palace, and the Eagles were able to earn a much needed victory over West Ham United by a score of 1-0, courtesy of a goal from Marouane Chamakh.
Crystal Palace managed to secure their first point after seven consecutive league defeats, but will feel they could have done better in a 0-0 draw with Everton at Goodison Park.
Crystal Palace XI - Speroni, Ward, Delaney, Gabbidon, Moxey, Jedinak, Dikgacoi, Bannan, Thomas, Guedioura, Chamakh.
Substitutes: Price, Mariappa, O'Keefe, Puncheon, Kebe, Bolasie, Gayle.
Palace striker Marouane Chamakh was booked for diving when clean through on goal as Crystal Palace lost 2-0 at Southampton.
Crystal Palace have confirmed the signing of Morocco international striker Marouane Chamakh on a one-year deal.
Crystal Palace co-chairman Steve Parish has admitted he is interested in signing Marouane Chamakh and Darren Bent.
Marouane Chamakh hasn't done much of note at Arsenal or on loan at West Ham but that isn't stopping Crystal Palace from inquiring about a loan.