TRANSFER DEADLINE DAY: Sunderland legend Kevin Phillips set to join Crystal Palace from Blackpool

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FORMER Sunderland striker Kevin Phillips is set to join promotion-chasing Crystal Palace from Blackpool.

The 39-year-old goalscorer will join up with former manager Ian Holloway at the Championship side who currently lie in fifth place.

Phillips, winner of the European Golden Shoe with Sunderland in the 1999-2000 Premier League season, is likely to sign a deal which will see him join the London club on loan until the end of the season.

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