Both London clubs are expected to reinforce again this summer after finishing in comfortable mid-table positions with strikers and creative midfielders apparently on the radar.
But it seems that both West Ham and Palace are also taking the time to check out Abanda, who is very highly rated by many across the channel.
A central midfielder who is eligible to represent either France or Cameroon at international level, Abanda joined Ligue 2 side Ajaccio from Bastia in 2017 and has plenty of admirers both in England and in his homeland.
L’Equipe reports that West Ham and Crystal Palace have been keeping close tabs on his development although the Eagles are expected to make the first step and get in contact with his representatives.
Abanda, who has just one year left on his contract at Ajaccio, told ML2 in October that he was thrilled to be representing a club who have an impressive track record when it comes to giving young players a chance.
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