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Crystal Palace ready to rival Man United’s approach for EURO 2016 star

Crystal Palace have opened discussions with Newcastle over a move for Moussa Sissoko, according to reports from Le10Sport.

The Frenchman was a part of the Magpies’ dreadful relegation campaign last term, but despite his club fate he was selected by Les Bleus for EURO 2016 and was even in the starting XI for the final.

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Since Newcastle’s drop to the second tier Sissoko has been aligned with a host of clubs, with Manchester United thought to see him as an alternative to Paul Pogba.

Indeed reports claim that the Red Devils have made an approach for the 26-year-old, but Palace have emerged as serious rivals for his signature.

Current Eagles chief Alan Pardew signed the powerful midfielder during his time in charge of Newcastle, and has already shown a willingness to snap up players from that era at St James’ Park by luring Yohan Cabaye to Selhurst Park.

It’s understood that the south London club have reignited their pursuit of Sissoko in recent weeks, with contact having been made regarding a deal.

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Article title: Crystal Palace ready to rival Man United’s approach for EURO 2016 star

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