Report: Crystal Palace, Swansea City scout Anderlecht’s Stefano Okaka

Crystal Palace and Swansea City are keen on Anderlecht’s Stefano Okaka.

Crystal Palace and Swansea City are interested in Anderlecht’s Stefano Okaka, Belgian media outlet Voetbal Nieuws reports.

The 26-year-old Italian striker has played for Anderlecht since the summer, when he transferred from Sampdoria to the Belgian giants.

He has netted 12 goals in 33 games this season, including goals in the Europa League, and Okaka is set to feature for Italy at the European Championship this summer, building on his current total of three caps and one goal for the Azzuri.

Okaka was regularly scouted by Premier League sides whilst playing in his homeland, and since joining Anderlecht that interest remains.

The report claims that both Crystal Palace and Swansea City have been tracking Okaka for the last few weeks, and had scouts present on Sunday when Anderlecht lost by a 1-0 scoreline at Waasland-Beveren.

Okaka played just 29 minutes of that game, and to get a better view of the striker, the report also claims that scouts will be in attendance this coming week, for the Europa League second leg tie away at Olympiakos.

There are no indications that any offers have yet been made for Okaka, but it is expected the interest will remain heading into the summer transfer window.

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