Crystal Palace set to make deadline day announcement after agreeing deal with West Ham forward

West Ham star Maxwel Cornet could be a Crystal Palace player before the transfer window shuts.

Crystal Palace are interested in signing West Ham star Maxwel Cornet before the transfer window shuts tonight but the Hammers will have to find a replacement before they can sanction the deal.

The Ivorian, 27, has struggled for game time under David Moyes this season. The former Burnley forward has featured in just two Premier League this season but a move to south London is now an option for him to get back to playing regularly. 

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Cornet could provide Roy Hodgson with another forward option as they look to climb the league table after a frustrating first half of the season where they have managed to win just six of their 22 league games so far.

Cornet also played as a left-back early in his career and he could provide competition for Tyrick Mitchell. He scored nine goals in 28 appearances for Burnley but was unable to prevent their relegation to the Championship before moving to east London a couple of seasons ago.

Since joining the Hammers, the Ivorian has struggled to impress but a move to south London where his game time will improve could be the move that resurrects his career.

Palace have been active in the transfer market this week, signing right-back Daniel Munoz and seeing Nottingham Forest's interest in  Sam Johnstone fall off naturally. 

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Crystal Palace's busy January

Here are the three signings that the Eagles have made so far:

Daniel Munoz [Genk] £8million

Kofi Balmer [Port Vale] Loan return

Craig Farquhar [Larne] Undisclosed 

Below are the five players that have left the club already

Sean Grehan [Carlisle United] Loan 

John-Kymani Gordon [AFC Wimbledon] Loan

Tayo Adaramola [Molenbeek] Loan 

Ademola Ola-Adebomi [Burton] Loan

Killian Phillips [Aberdeen] Loan

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