Crystal Palace will reportedly battle Juventus for the signature of 21-year-old Genoa striker Christian Kouame.
Kouame is enjoying a breakthrough season in Italy's top flight, with his eye-catching performances appearing to draw interest from I Bianconeri as well as Roy Hodgson's Eagles - with reports suggesting the pair will do battle in the summer for the promising forward.
Italian news outlet Calcio Mercato have reported that Juventus hold a 'strong interest' in Kouame, despite boasting an embarrassment of riches in attack including Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala. However, the report goes on to state there has been
Interest has also been claimed from English shores, with Palace also linked with the emerging star. Reports claim the London side have been told they will not purchase Kouame on the cheap, meaning the Eagles must meet Genoa's asking price of €25m if they wish to bring the forward to Selhurst Park.
Genoa keeps finding strikers- after Piatek & Kouame in summer, Sanabria has also made a big impact since arriving in January— David Amoyal (@DavidAmoyal) February 17, 2019