Newcastle United and Leeds United take back seat in race for £20million striker - reports
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The 22-year-old netted 14 times for the Loftus Road outfit last season and has a number of Premier League suitors this summer.
And while Newcastle and Leeds have both shown an interest, the Daily Mail suggest that it is Crystal Palace who have taken a firm step to try and get a deal over the line.
But the Mail suggest that Palace have now returned to the negotiating table in a bid to seal a deal ahead of their Premier League rivals.
West Ham United also remain interested, and could use former QPR loanee Jordan Hugill as a makeweight in a deal.