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Crystal Palace ‘join West Ham in race to sign Burnley winger Dwight McNeil’

Crystal Palace join West Ham in race to sign Dwight McNeil, but Championship new lads Burnley will turn down incoming £10m bids for the 22-year-old winger

  • Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira wants Burnley’s Dwight McNeil. draw
  • But he is expected to rival West Ham and David Moyes is excited too
  • Burnley will turn down incoming £10m offers and want more for the winger
  • McNeil has scored seven goals for Burnley since joining the club’s academy in 2014

Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira has flagged Burnley’s Dwight McNeil as a potential new signing, but Burnley is expected to reject their incoming offer.

McNeil has been tipped for a Premier League move this summer, with West Ham and Crystal Palace aiming for his signature following Burnley’s relegation to the Championship.

Burnley value their player at over £10 million and will reject any offer that falls short of their valuation. The sun.

Burnley winger Dwight McNeil wanted by both Crystal Palace and West Ham United

Burnley winger Dwight McNeil wanted by both Crystal Palace and West Ham United

McNeil was a key player for Burnley but couldn't help avoid their relegation last season

McNeil was a key player for Burnley but couldn’t help avoid their relegation last season

The 22-year-old has scored seven goals for Burnley since joining the Academy from Manchester United in 2014, playing 134 Premier League games for the Lancashire club in that time.

Palace boss Vieira is keen to bring in more attackers this summer after striking midfielder Conor Gallagher returned to his parent club Chelsea after the end of his lease.

Vieira has already been active in the transfer market, signing goalkeeper Sam Johnstone and Malcolm Ebiowei, while Cheick Doucoure is also close to finalizing a transfer from Lens.

McNeill has two years left on his current contract with Turf Moor and will be allowed to leave if there is a sufficient offer for him.

West Ham are also interested in bringing the Englishman to London as manager David Moyes looks to bolster his squad during the summer transfer window.

Patrick Vieira wants to add more attackers to his side

David Moyes keen to bring the winger to London

Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira wants to bring McNeil to Selhurst Park but faces stiff competition from West Ham and David Moyes

The Scot has already signed Nayef Aguerd and Alphonse Areola to the club, while a contract has also been offered to free agent Jesse Lingard following his departure from Manchester United.

Moyes is keeping an eye on McNeil but will have to make a bid of over £10million to close a potential deal.

New Burnley boss Vincent Kompany wants to bring in more of his own players as he tries to win promotion back to the Premier League on the first try and needs more reinforcements after seeing seven players leave the club.

League One Player of the Season Scott Twine recently became Burnley’s summer signing after joining MK Dons.

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