Premier League manager names mighty Michael Olise 'asking price' amid Chelsea and Arsenal transfer interest

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Michael Olise could be a pricey transfer for any interested club this month or in the summer as he continues his fine form for Crystal Palace.

One Premier League manager believes Crystal Palace star Michael Olise has a huge price tag amid reported interest. Olise attracted attention on the back of last season but ultimately remained at Selhurst Park, much to the delight of Palace fans.

While a hamstring injury kept the winger out for a chunk of the season, he has now returned, and he is looking at his best. Olise scored a screamer to help Palace defeat Sheffield United on Tuesday night, and he has now scored six goals and assisted three in 10 league appearances this season.

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It's that sort of form that will make it hard for Palace to keep hold of Olise, with Manchester United the latest club to be linked, along with Arsenal and Chelsea. According to Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder, Olise should command a fee of around £50million should he move on. "We could have done with Olise having a few more days off and making sure he was properly ready for the weekend but that's the challenge you're up against," he said after Tuesday night's clash. "You want to play against the best players as well. 

"When they find those moments that we’re trying to find, it makes it a difficult evening. We're up against, what are we saying minimum £50million? I’m not sure Dougie and the Crystal Palace board would even accept £50m for both of those players so you have to deal with that. It's what the Premier League is about."

United have been heavily linked with Olise in recent days, but they may struggle to pull off a deal given they are close to their Financial Fair Play limit. A summer move may be more likely given how close we are to Thursday night's deadline, and that would certainly suit Palace as they look to stay out of relegation trouble.

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