Report: Crystal Palace lead chase for Danny Ings as Burnley prefer Jay Rodriguez

Roy Hodgson manager

Burnley and Crystal Palace have each been credited with interest in the pair.

Dnny Ings of Liverpool warms up prior to the Premier League 2 match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at The Lamex Stadium on February 5, 2018 in Stevenage, England.

Crystal Palace are leading the chase to sign Liverpool striker Danny Ings with Burnley focusing on a deal for West Bromwich Albion's Jay Rodriguez, according to the Daily Mirror (liveblog entry 11:30).

The report claims Burnley manager Sean Dyche would prefer to sign Rodriguez, who began his career at Turf Moor, than another ex-Claret in Ings, who Liverpool are ready to let go 'if they receive the right offer'.

Craig Dawson of West Bromwich Albion congratulates Jay Rodriguez of West Bromwich Albion after the Premier League match between Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford...

Burnley are said to have had a £25 million bid for Rodriguez and teammate Craig Dawson rejected by West Brom.

And according to the Daily Mirror, they hope to eventually agree terms with the relegated side - which, it is claimed, has left Crystal Palace at the front of the queue for Ings.

Roy Hodgson manager

Ings, who is said to earn £60,000-a-week at Liverpool, was handed his one and only England cap by Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson.

Ings and Rodriguez, who is himself a Crystal Palace target, according to the Sun, spent the 2011-12 campaign together at Burnley, for whom they managed 24 goals combined.

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