Crystal Palace are interested in a deal to bring Noni Madueke to Selhurst Park this summer.
That’s according to a report by Football Insider, who claimed that the Eagles, as well as Leeds United and Borussia Dortmund, are keeping a very close eye on the situation of the PSV Eindhoven winger ahead of a potential move in the summer transfer window.
It is reported that, despite previously demanding a fee of around £25m to part with the 19-year-old this summer, the Eredivisie side have now lowered their asking price to £20m, potentially opening the door for a Crystal Palace swoop.
Considering just how impressive Madueke was for PSV last season, it is unsurprising to learn of Palace’s interest in a move for the England under-21 international this summer.
Indeed, over his 24 Eredivisie appearances for Roger Schmidt’s side last term, only seven of which came as starts, the £14.4m-rated man scored seven goals, registered four assists and created four big chances for his teammates, as well as taking 1.3 shots and making 0.8 key passes per game.
These returns saw the man who Aidy Boothroyd compared to Phil Foden earn a seasonal SofaScore match rating of 7.05, ranking him as PSV’s 11th-best performer in the top flight of Dutch football, helping his side secure a runners-up finish in the league.
With impending new Eagles manager Patrick Vieira currently not having an out-and-out option at right wing in his Palace squad, the position would appear to be one in which the Frenchman must look to strengthen in the summer transfer window once his employment at the club is finalised.
As such, Madueke would appear to be a fantastic option for the Eagles, with the 19-year-old not only seeming to have the potential to develop into a real star in the future but also being a player who appears more than capable of having an impact within the Palace first team immediately, judging by his form in the 2020/21 Eredivisie. Therefore, Vieria must do everything he can to convince the winger of a move to Selhurst Park this summer.