CRYSTAL PALACE could rival Everton for Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks.
The 26-year-old Spurs academy graduate will be allowed to leave this summer after falling down the pecking order.
Winks started just nine Premier League appearances last season and his chances will be even more limited after the arrival of Yves Bissouma.
Everton, Southampton and Spanish side Sevilla are all monitoring Winks’ situation and Spurs are reportedly listening to offers of £20m.
Palace need a midfielder after Player of the Year Conor Gallagher returned to Chelsea from loan.
Meanwhile, Eagles co-owner John Textor strikes a deal to buy a majority stake in French club Lyon.
The billionaire, who owns 40% of Palace, also owns Brazilian club Botafogo and Belgian club RWD Molenbeek.
Elsewhere, Spurs have been given a boost in their pursuit of 23-year-old Inter Milan centre-back Alessandro Bastoni.
They appear ready to sell a defender to even the books so they can bring forwards Romelu Lukaku, Paulo Dybala, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and goalkeeper Andre Onana.
General manager Giuseppe Marotta said: “In my opinion, this is a market where it is more difficult to replace a striker than a defender.
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“This will be the area where we will be forced to act.
“We are looking for viable alternatives in case someone leaves.”