Gary Neville: Big clubs will be looking at Palace's Yannick Bolasie

Gary Neville believes that Crystal Palace's Yannick Bolasie will be attracting attention from some of the country's biggest clubs.

Gary Neville has told Sky Sports' Monday Night Football that he thinks Yannick Bolasie is reaching a stage where some of the Premier League's biggest clubs will be taking a look at his talents.

Bolasie has been in sensational form recently, with his direct running proving a massive threat to defences, and Neville believes he is starting to show the consistency that will alert other teams.

Bolasie notched a hat-trick against Sunderland in Palace's latest fixture and Neville feels that it was a good example of the quality he is showing on a regular basis. 

"We talked about consistency with Bolasie and I think he's getting to a point now whereby bigger clubs will be looking at him," Neville said.

"He's starting to impact the outcome of matches and we're seeing more consistency and we're seeing better finishes, as he's putting himself in better positions.

"His [third] goal against Sunderland was a better goal than it looks. It looks like a scramble, but actually there's two or three really good moments."

Is Bolasie ready for the step-up?

It remains to be seen whether Palace would even contemplate selling Bolasie at a time when they seem to be moving forward, but if they did then there would be question marks over whether he could reproduce this sort of form in a more pressurised environment.

Bolasie has thrived since being given the freedom and confidence to try new things at Selhurst Park. 

The Democratic Republic of Congo international is not a conventional winger and he plays football differently to most other players in the Premier League. 

There is an uncomfortable look to his dribbling that seems to make him even more of a threat, with defenders struggling to predict what his next move will be.

Whether he would be so effective at a title-challenging team is up for debate, though, and it may be best for Bolasie's form and development that he remains at Palace for at least another season. 

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