CRYSTAL PALACE is facing a battle to keep Michael Olise this summer.
Arsenal, Chelsea, Everton, Lille and Bayern Munich are among the exciting 20-year-old Eagles followers.
Palace prevented a coup by luring some of the bigger Prem and European clubs to sign him from Reading in a £8m deal in July.
But the south Londoners were already staring at the prospect of losing him in the next window following his increasingly impressive performances for them this season.
The A rookie born from a blacksmith only 18 top flights appeared, with 12 of them being side flights.
But the way he has settled seamlessly into Premier League football has made him on the radar of a number of clubs at home and abroad.
His most eye-catching display came in Palace’s 1-0 home defeat to Chelsea on Saturday.
The reigning European and world champions were among a number of clubs interested in signing him before Palace made his debut last summer.
The Eagles had hoped their capture of Olise would ease his interest. But the rise of the France Under-18 international has prompted even more clubs to welcome him.
It promises to be a busy summer at Selhurst Park.
The Sun reported last week that Londoners were also preparing a £45m bid from Newcastle for Eberechi Eze after they turned down a January loan offer from the rich. new Toon with a permanent deal.
Palace are unlikely to let either prospect leave.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/17726524/michael-olise-transfer-latest-crystal-palace-arsenal-chelsea/ Crystal Palace face transfer battle to keep Michael Olise with Arsenal, Chelsea and Bayern Munich all interested