Report: Crystal Palace want to sign Manchester City's Wilfried Bony

Wilfried Bony celebrates after scoring the third goal for Manchester City

Crystal Palace are interested in Wilfried Bony.

Wilfried Bony celebrates after scoring the third goal for Manchester CityWilfried Bony 

Crystal Palace are interested in signing Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony, report The Times.

Bony signed for City from Swansea City in January 2015 in a deal which The BBC reported could be worth up to £28m.

Manchester City's Wilfried Bony misses a penaltyManchester City's Wilfried Bony

Bony, 27, is not part of Pep Guardiola's plans at City and struggled to make an impression under former boss Manuel Pellegrini.

Last season he scored four goals in 13 starts and a further 13 substitute appearances.

At Swansea he was more prolific, netting 25 league goals in one-and-a-half seasons, and has shown himself capable of leading the line in the Premier League.

Crystal Palace manager Alan PardewCrystal Palace manager Alan Pardew

Palace have been keen to sign a striker all summer to bolster their depleted forward line, making an unsuccessful move to sign Michy Batshuayi earlier this summer, and have been linked by The Mirror with a move for Christian Benteke.

The Times report Everton have cooled their interest in Bony in recent weeks, but Palace are joined by German side Wolfsburg who are keen on the Ivory Coast international. 

Manchester City's Wilfried Bony during trainingManchester City's Wilfried Bony during training

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