And, according to Bild, the Bundesliga side are looking to receive at least €15m (£13m) for the centre-back’s services this summer.
How many signings do Palace need this summer?
The 22-year-old, who has two caps for Belgium, was a regular in Germany last season. He made 24 league appearances and scored his only goal of the campaign in a 1-0 win over Schalke on the final weekend.
Wolfsburg are also keen on signing Bornauw, so should the Eagles wish to bring the defender to London, they may need to act relatively fast, despite not having a manager in place.
Palace have three senior central defenders out of contract in a matter of weeks at this moment in time in Scott Dann, Gary Cahill and Mamadou Sakho.
Palace fans react
@CPFCtransfersHQ shared the asking price for the Palace target on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon.
This is what these Eagles supporters had to say in reply, with one describing it as ‘positive news’.
“We have to make this happen”
“Please do it”
“Give it to me”
“That would be great for #CPFC. That would be so important after Sakho is no longer there!“
“Without a manager, these are not real links. Agents spreading news.”
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