A lot of Crystal Palace fans are reacting to the latest transfer news which suggests the club are interested in Ligue 1 winger Bertrand Traore.
According to Foot Mercato, the Eagles have made an enquiry about the availability of the Lyon ace and could look to use Mamadou Sakho in some sort of swap deal.
Sakho is of heavy interest to Lyon, who have been looking to make a deal with Palace for the last couple of months, per GetFootballNewsFrance.
Eagles manager Roy Hodgson rates the Ivorian and has been interested in him since January. However, in the Ligue 1 season just gone the winger did not have the best record, managing just four goals and three assists, per WhoScored.
However he is still only 24 years-old and his 1.6 shots per game and successful dribbles per game as well as his 1.1 key passes, via WhoScored, highlight he can be an attacking threat and he could be good for squad depth at the South London side. He could even be earmarked as a potential replacement for Wilfried Zaha, with Hodgson recently admitting he expects interest in the star forward this summer (Metro).
Here is what fans said after the news, with plenty seemingly happy to be linked with Traore…
📰 Crystal Palace have made an enquiry about Lyon star Bertrand Traore.
They could look to push for Mamadou Sakho to join as part of an agreement which takes Traore the other way.
— PALACE XTRA 📰 (@cpfc_xtra) June 28, 2020
— Cam (@CxmCPFC) June 28, 2020
— Adam (@Adam_Palace) June 28, 2020
Watch West Ham scrape in a get him
— Thomas (@Thomas01568186) June 28, 2020
— Osian Davis 🇪🇺🏴 (@osian_davis) June 28, 2020
Doubtful but I’d love this tbh. https://t.co/BUObwwq2dL
— Crystal Ayew (@CrystalAyew) June 28, 2020
— Will (@longlivewilliam) June 28, 2020
Could be good tbf
— Benedict (@BenM_CPFC) June 28, 2020
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