Crystal Palace pair attracting transfer interest and new addition ‘proud’ to sign

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All the latest Crystal Palace transfer news and rumours on Friday.

The new week starts and Crystal Palace continue their preparations for the new season.

They are gearing up for their second campaign under the guidance of Patrick Viera after finishing 12th last term.

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The Eagles have been patient with their recruitment so far and have a few weeks ahead still to add more bodies to their squad.

They have so far signed young attacker Malcolm Ebiowei from Derby County, goalkeeper Sam Johnstone from West Bromwich Albion and Cheick Doucoure from Lens.

Here is a look at all the latest news and rumours coming out of the club today.

Midfielder wanted by London rivals

Crystal Palace midfielder Luca Milojevic is wanted by Fulham.

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The Cottagers are interested in signing the Serbia international to boost their options in the middle of the park.

The Daily Mail report Marco Silva’s side are ‘keen’ on agreeing a deal and have asked about his availability.

Defender eyed by League One side

Barnsley want to land Eagles’ defender Jake O’Brien on loan after he spent time with Swindon Town in the past campaign.

The Tykes are in League One these days and want the centre-back under new boss Michael Duff.

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Reporter Alan Nixon has reported on his Patreon that the youngster is a wanted man.

Doucoure done deal

Crystal Palace have finally secured the signing of midfielder Cheick Doucoure from Lens.

They have announced the addition on their official club website.

He has said:

“I’m very happy, I feel a lot of joy and a lot of pride to be a Palace player. I’m proud to be at Palace today.”

In addition, chairman Steve Parish has said:

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“Cheick’s arrival is yet another statement of intent, demonstrating our ambition to further improve the squad this summer.

“We are extremely confident that Cheick will adapt seamlessly to the rigours of the Premier League and that he will contribute positively to the squad, and I wish him all the very best for his time with us.”

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