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Club won’t loan loan target to Crystal Palace, club will be asked ?30m for permanent deal

As we’ve been saying since Crystal Palace were first linked to Gabriel Barbosa from Santos, his situation should become more clear once the Brazilian season ends in December. With still some important games to be played, the striker doesn’t...
Crystal Palace - 2018-11-16 08:48:26

Crystal Palace player explains he has the brain to come through current struggles at club

Spending over £8m on Alexander Sørloth back in January, Crystal Palace have yet to get the best out of the young Norwegian. Handed just a handful of opportunities, all from the bench, in the Premier League, it?s clear the 22-year-old hasn?t quite...
Crystal Palace - 2018-11-14 19:49:07

Crystal Palace and Fulham tracking midfielder, manager will allow transfer

Turkish newspaper Aksam claim Crystal Palace and Fulham are tracking Fenerbahce midfielder Ozan Tufan. He was linked with a move to Crystal Palace in the last winter window but his proposed move to the Premier League collapsed on deadline...
Crystal Palace - 2018-11-13 12:49:06

Director to fly to England to try and sign Crystal Palace man, manager also keen

Crystal Palace - 2018-11-12 12:48:40

Crystal Palace continuing with same transfer plan, be no surprise if offer arrives

Crystal Palace clearly have some serious transfer interest at FC Porto. The Premier League club have been scouting the Portuguese side repeatedly this season, and attend more matches than they miss, especially when the club are playing at...
Crystal Palace - 2018-11-11 19:48:44

Crystal Palace interested in player, club chief ‘seriously thinking’ of loaning him in J...

Since arriving at AS Roma in 2017, Patrik Schick has been playing second fiddle to Edin Dzeko, which is why his playing time has been limited. According to Calciomercao, Eusebio Di Francesco has preferred the ex-Manchester City striker ahead of the...
Crystal Palace - 2018-11-09 08:48:15

Crystal Palace only club credited as interested in player, as ?20m transfer desired by sellers

Premier League side Crystal Palace are once again linked to the Brazilian striker Gabriel Barbosa. This time, by the Italian media. Tuttosport has a big article about Inter Milan’s transfer situation, and it’s claimed that one of the first...
Crystal Palace - 2018-11-07 12:48:27

Crystal Palace player’s omission from national squad becomes ‘biggest news’

In the last international break of 2018, Norway face Slovenia and Cyprus in the UEFA Nations League. When Lars Lagerback announced the squad for the two fixtures, he didn’t include Crystal Palace forward Alexander Sorloth. According to...
Crystal Palace - 2018-11-07 12:48:27

Crystal Palace with scouts at ‘alternative’ game in Portugal, interesting stuff, Mendes ...

There’s normally not much to see in a Rio Ave game. Only 2232 people watched their last league match against Nacional, even though it was an exciting clash which ended with a 3-3 score. Still Crystal Palace had some interest in this game, because...
Crystal Palace - 2018-11-07 08:48:25

Gabigol teases about transfer after claims Everton, Crystal Palace and West Ham are keen

It should take at least a month until Gabriel Barbosa starts being seriously linked to Premier League clubs. That’s because his loan spell at Brazilian side Santos only ends in December, and that’s when Inter Milan can officialy negotiate him...
Crystal Palace - 2018-11-06 16:48:45

Everton pulled further into transfer situation, agent relationship key, player wants move

Following the recent rumours which linked Gabriel Barbosa to a move back to Europe, Italian outlet Calcio Mercato brings today some updates on the payer’s situation. Gabigol is currently loaned by Inter Milan to Santos, where he’s been...
Crystal Palace - 2018-11-02 08:48:42

Crystal Palace, Everton and West Ham all interested in league’s top scorer for January deal

Last week, we covered claims from Brazil which said agent Kia Joorabchian was working to take Gabriel Barbosa to the Premier League. Currently loaned by Inter Milan to Santos, the player’s spell in his home country expires in December, and it’s...
Crystal Palace - 2018-11-01 08:48:18

Crystal Palace said to be part of ‘auction’ for player as January move looks likelier

As Hector Herrera’s contract with Porto expires next summer and he doesn’t look like renewing it, the local press is starting to accept that he’s moving out of Portugal at the end of the season. Today, newspaper Record brings a story about...
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-30 19:48:45

Crystal Palace in transfer mission on Sunday, 23-year-old Spaniard impressing

Premier League side Crystal Palace sent scouts to the Portuguese league match between Porto and Feirense last Sunday, according to local newspaper A Bola. It was a game of big importance for Porto, as they had to win to keep themselves on top of...
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-29 19:49:01

Crystal Palace transfer planning continues with Saturday evening trip

Crystal Palace are continuing to plan for upcoming transfer windows and on Saturday evening they sent an official to the match between Rio Ave and Chaves. The Premier League club have been in Portugal repeatedly recently and it’s clear they’re...
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-28 12:48:18

From Brazil: After initiating transfer contact, why Crystal Palace should give Gabigol a six month g...

Last night was a big night for Gabriel Barbosa. As Santos travelled south to face Internacional away in a very difficult match, the striker had a great performance helping his side  get a 2-2 draw. In the 50th minute, Gabigol had a great finish...
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-24 12:49:09

Things look better for Crystal Palace as competition explain how hard signing is for them

Brazilian side Santos have finally admitted they are unlikely to keep Gabriel Barbosa, linked to Crystal Palace this week, at the club for the next football year. Currently loaned by Inter Milan until December, the player should return to Italy and...
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-24 16:48:32

‘I have that dream’ – Positive news for Crystal Palace after making approach for p...

Earlier today, we covered some surprising claims from Brazil that Crystal Palace have made an approach for the transfer of Gabriel Barbosa. Loaned by Inter Milan to Santos, the 22-year-old’s contract with the Brazilian side expires in December....
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-23 08:48:55

From Brazil: Crystal Palace make approach for 22-year-old, agent working on transfer

No need to check this post’s date to see if it’s from 2016. We’re coming with fresh news here. And today’s weird rumour is that Crystal Palace are interested in signing the Santos star Gabriel Barbosa, better known as Gabigol. Yeah, we know...
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-22 16:49:35

Southampton, Crystal Palace and ?especially West Ham? trying to lure Serie A forward back to PL

Edin Dzeko joined AS Roma from Manchester City in 2015 and the 32-year-old recently admitted that it might be ?too late? for him to return to the Premier League. However, that isn’t stopping Southampton, Crystal Palace and ?especially West Ham...
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-17 16:48:43

Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha flies back to London after picking up injury with national team

It?s been a pretty bad international break for Premier League injuries, and Crystal Palace haven?t managed to avoid the curse. The man in question is Wilfried Zaha, as L?Infodrome in Ivory Coast report the forward will miss his national team?s...
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-16 19:48:54

Father jumps to defence of son over Crystal Palace woes, player is ‘good enough’

The father of Crystal Palace forward Alexander Sorloth has jumped to the defence of his son following the difficulties he?s faced since signing for the Premier League club. The Norway international joined Crystal Palace in the last January transfer...
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-12 16:48:40

Crystal Palace’s Sakho reveals ‘most difficult’ part of false doping accusations

For Mamadou Sakho, 2016 was a very difficult year, accused then cleared of a doping violation, which saw him lose his spot both at Liverpool and in the France national team. The centre-back eventually went on loan to and then permanently signed for...
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-11 16:48:53

“It’s not always easy” – Crystal Palace defender opens up about club situati...

After two years of seeing his teammates qualify, go to and subsequently win the World Cup, Mamadou Sakho is back with the France national team, and he?s very happy to be there. Pushed to one side after the false accusations of doping, the Crystal...
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-10 16:50:28

Crystal Palace transfer claims twisted into something they’re very much not

In recent weeks, we’ve been covering Crystal Palace’s scouting of Portuguese football, and particularly FC Porto. With Palace not being one of the Premier League clubs who most often send representatives to matches in the country, repeatedly...
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-09 12:48:23

Crystal Palace transfer planning further firmed up, may have been given nudge they’ve wanted

On October 4th, we covered Crystal Palace’s recent scouting of Portuguese football, and stated the club ‘continue with their transfer planning ahead of future windows and it would appear they?ve landed on something at FC Porto.’ That’s...
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-08 16:48:26

Crystal Palace window shopping may actually be part of wider plan

In previous seasons, Crystal Palace haven’t been one of the Premier League clubs to scout Portuguese football the most. They pop up every now and again, but there’s nothing obsessive, unlike Manchester United’s efforts, for example. With...
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-08 19:48:31

Watford defender on blow of missing World Cup, and ‘shock’ of Crystal Palace’s Ben...

Christian Kabasele moved to Watford from Genk in 2016 and after struggling in his debut season in England, he went on to make 28 appearances in the league last term. This campaign, the centre-back has been one of the standout performers for Javi...
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-05 16:48:13

Crystal Palace’s transfer planning continues, with recruitment idea beginning to take shape

Crystal Palace continue with their transfer planning ahead of future windows and it would appear they’ve landed on something at FC Porto. Having already watched the Portuguese club on repeated occasions this season, Palace had someone in...
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-04 12:48:18

Crystal Palace player’s national team call-up deemed likely, benefits from injuries to other p...

Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti is sidelined with an injury and he will not be able to feature for the club or France for the two international fixtures against Iceland and Germany. At the end of September, L?Equipe reported that Crystal Palace...
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-04 12:48:18

“Me” – Former Crystal Palace manager puts himself forward for Manchester United jo...

Manchester United’s current woes are being covered all over the world sport media. Being one of the biggest clubs on the planet, what happens at Old Trafford is of interest to followers of football far beyond Manchester, and the current situation...
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-03 16:49:49

Crystal Palace player at ‘crossroads’, must make decision on future, offered new contrac...

Roy Hodgson was appointed as Crystal Palace manager last Septemeber and since he took charge at Selhurst Park, Jason Puncheon has seen his first team appearances being limited. The former Queens Park Rangers loanee made 10 appearances in the...
Crystal Palace - 2018-10-01 16:49:19

Watford and Crystal Palace officials eyeing same players, free transfer potentially on agenda

Both Watford and Crystal Palace had officials watch Friday night’s match between FC Porto and Tondela, reports A Bola. The Portuguese champions, playing the match at home, won the game 1-0 but it wasn’t one of their most spectacular...
Crystal Palace - 2018-09-30 19:49:21

Crystal Palace player could be on verge of huge boost with international call-up

The injury misfortune of one player often provides opportunities for others to show they should be taking a bigger role, either at club or national level. L’Equipe report that’s the case for Crystal Palace defender Mamadou Sakho right now. The...
Crystal Palace - 2018-09-29 16:49:44

Crystal Palace in peculiar transfer mission over the weekend

Scouts from Premier League side Crystal Palace reportedly had a very special mission last Friday. As reported by newspaper A Bola, club emissaries have been in the North of Portugal to watch the league match between Boavista and Chaves. That’s a...
Crystal Palace - 2018-09-25 08:48:45
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