Pulis warning for Palace
Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis believes the club still have plenty of work to do despite ensuring another season of Premier League football.
The Eagles are 11th in the table after registering five consecutive victories and guaranteed their safety in the top flight with a 1-0 win at West Ham last weekend.
But Pulis insists there is no room for complacency both on and off the field at Selhurst Park if they are to ensure survival is not a one-off.
"There's so much to do at the football club from the training facilities, to the ground, to the organisation - everything has got to change. It's got to step up a level," said former Stoke City boss Pulis.
"I have spoken to (co-chairman) Steve Parish and there are certain things that are going to happen almost immediately when the season finishes because everywhere needs upgrading.
"This club has got to stay in the Premier League for three or four years. If it can do that, you can bed the club down and establish it in the Premier League and then you can really push on.
"You can't make the changes necessary after one season, you need the second and the third and even the fourth season to give you the financial clout to have everything in place to compete with other clubs.
"That is what we did at Stoke. We did it gradually over a period of time and this is what Crystal Palace need now to make sure it's not just a one-off. We have to keep going."
Palace could have a major influence on the title race as they host Manchester City on Sunday before another home game against league leaders Liverpool.
They could also play a decisive part in the relegation battle as they visit struggling Fulham on the final day of the season.
"We have a responsibility to the Barclays Premier League and to the rest of the teams that we give the best we possibly can," Pulis said.
"We know our two games at home are going to be very difficult against two top teams and Fulham might still be fighting to get out of the bottom three, and other teams will expect us to put in a shift so it's all to play for.
"It's fantastic for the players and it's also brilliant for the supporters.
"The supporters here have been absolutely first-class this year, so to finish with Man City and Liverpool - two fantastic games at home - is a dream for them."
Watch Palace take on Manchester City live on Sky Sports 1 at 4.10pm on Sunday.