CRYSTAL Palace manager Tony Pulis hailed striker Dwight Gayle after his second successive brace earned the Eagles a point at Fulham. Palace signed off in 11th place after a 2-2 draw at the relegated Cottagers, with Gayle repeating his two-goal performance of Monday night against Liverpool. Gayle, the club's record signing, has been in an out of the team under Tony Pulis, but the Eagles boss sees him as a big part of his future plans. He said after the game: "We'd spent a lot of money on him and it looked like he had the weight of the world on his shoulders in lots of respects. "He wasn't really integrated into the group and he looked a bit on the fringes, so we spent a lot of time opening him up as a person and a player. "He's become a lot closer to the group and his mates in the dressing room. He didn't need the pressure, we took that away from him and he's improved immensely. "Now he looks like what he is - a very, very good goalscorer. I expect a good return from him next season."
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