Report: Crystal Palace on the verge of signing Red Bull Salzburg's Munas Dabbur

Red Bull Salzburg-players Alexander Walke (L) and Munas Dabbur celebrate their team's 4-1 victory after the UEFA Europa League quarter final sceond leg football match between FC Salzburg...

Crystal Palace have been linked with Salzburg’s Munas Dabbur.

Red Bull Salzburg-players Alexander Walke (L) and Munas Dabbur celebrate their team's 4-1 victory after the UEFA Europa League quarter final sceond leg football match between FC Salzburg...

According to a report by Estadio Deportivo, Crystal Palace are on the verge of signing Red Bull Salzburg striker Munas Dabbur despite heavy interest from several La Liga clubs.

The report claims both Sevilla and Valencia are keen on the player, but Palace are said to be on the verge of completing a deal for him and all the evidence points towards a switch to Selhurst Park.

Dabbur has become one of the most sought-after forwards this summer following a terrific campaign at Salzburg, netting an impressive 29 goals in all competitions.

 

The 26-year-old striker began his career in his native Israel before moving on to Swiss club Grasshoppers, where he netted 48 league goals in 95 appearances prompting Salzburg to sign him in 2016.

A full Israel international, Dabbur is seemingly ready to move on to one of Europe’s major leagues and both the Premier League and La Liga would offer him the chance to prove his qualities.

Palace have bulked up their squad this summer with the arrivals of goalkeeper Vicente Guaita, midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate from West Ham United and free agent Max Meyer following his exit from Schalke.

Maximilian Ullmann of Lask challenges Munas Dabbur of RB Salzburg during the tipico Bundesliga match between RB Salzburg and LASK at Red Bull Arena on July 29, 2018 in Salzburg, Austria.

But now it appears boss Roy Hodgson has turned his attentions to the striker department, with Dabbur at the top of his wish-list and seemingly available for transfer at the right price.

Estadio Deportivo don’t mention the size of the fee or potential length of contract, but the Spanish editorial state the player is on the verge of a switch to the Eagles having beaten off competition from Valencia and Sevilla.

Salzburg's Munas Dabbur (L) and Valon Berisha celebrate with the trophy for winning the Austrian Soccer Championship after the tipico Bundesliga match between RB Salzburg and SV...

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