Palace had reportedly agreed a fee of €38m for a Belgian frontman last week. Unfortunately for them (and probably Liverpool fans too) the Belgian in question was Michy Batshuayi.
With the Marseille man now bound for Chelsea and Palace having sold Dwight Gayle and released Chamakh and Adebayor, Alan Pardew will have to look elsewhere in his attempt to boost his options up top.
Step forward Christian Benteke. The man Liverpool parted with £32.5 million for just 12 months ago. Although not considered a huge success at Anfield, the 25 year-old was still the Merseyside club's second top scorer in the Premier League with 10 goals.
Rumours of a £31.5million bid are rife across social media and a deal looks set to be agreed.
Once linked with the likes of Chelsea and Liverpool, the England striker looked destined for a move to Spurs last summer. However, nothing came of it and he spent the season under Tony Pulis flattering to deceive more often than not.
Interest seems to have cooled among the ‘bigger’ clubs and it’s Pulis’ old side Stoke who look the most likely destination according to the bookmakers.
You know the drill. You score three goals in the Championship all season for a team that finishes 17th then head off to the Euros, become a national hero by scoring two decisive goals as your country makes it to the semi-finals against all the odds and all of a sudden become ‘hot property’.
Robson-Kanu knew exactly what he was doing by letting his contract run down at Reading last season and his career gamble looks to have paid off with the 27 year-old being linked with a clutch of Premier League sides including Champions Leicester.
A favourite of the transfer rumour mill, the classy Frenchman has been linked with every major club possible over the last few seasons and many point to him making a return to the club he left as a teenager. As big as 7/1 back on the 3rd of June, he’s now odds on to join Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford.
Couldn't get a kick at the Euros where he was kept out of the team by Gary Cahill and Chris Smalling, the Everton defender has endured a nightmare 12 months.
Recent reports suggest the blue half on Manchester will have to part with £50million to get their man but the former Barnsley man is still young enough to get his career back on track and you'd expect him to flourish under Pep Guardiola's guidance if a move to the Etihad was to materialise.