Report: Sunderland battling Norwich City in move for Crystal Palace veteran Mile Jedinak

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Sunderland and Norwich City reportedly want Crystal Palace midfielder Mile Jedinak.

According to the Daily Mirror, Crystal Palace midfielder Mile Jedinak is wanted by Premier League rivals Norwich City and Sunderland.

Jedinak, 31, is Palace's club captain, and has been a loyal servant for the club ever since joining from Turkish side Genclerbiligi in the summer of 2011.

The Australian international has racked up over 150 appearances for the Eagles, and is a fan favourite at Selhurst Park - but his role has diminished this season.

With just three Premier League starts this season, the experienced defensive midfielder has fallen down the pecking order under Alan Pardew, and could seek an exit from Palace in order to play first-team football.

Now, The Mirror report that Norwich City and Sunderland are both looking to sign Jedinak should he be open to leaving Selhurst Park before the Monday's transfer deadline.

Both Norwich and Sunderland are fighting against relegation, and landing a powerful, veteran midfielder in Jedinak could be ideal for their respective fights against the drop.

It's also stated that Palace are eyeing Hull City midfielder Mo Diame as a potential replacement for Jedinak, suggesting that Pardew's men are open to selling the midfielder should they receive offers from Norwich or Sunderland in the coming days.

Would Jedinak be a good signing for Norwich or Sunderland?

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