Crystal Palace have made am €8 million (£6.8 million) offer for Genoa midfielder Tomas Rincon according to The Daily Mail.
The Eagles have parted company with long-serving battler Mile Jedinak this summer, with the Australia international joining Aston Villa.
— e-Crystal Palace (@e_crystalpalace) August 29, 2016
As such, it is believed that Alan Pardew is keen to bolster his options in the centre of the park and has the Venezuela international in his sights.
The 28-year-old spent five years on Hamburg’s books in the Bundesliga before moving to the Serie A side in 2014.
A virtual ever-present in the Serie A outfit’s starting XI, Rincon is renowned for his ability to break up opposition play and range of passing while in possession.
The South American would represent an experienced and battle-hardened option for Palace, who have been progressive in the transfer market so far this summer.
Sky in Italy: Crystal Palace in talks to sign Genoa midfielder Tomas Rincon. The Venezuela captain would cost €8m (£6.8m)
— Kaveh Solhekol (@SkyKaveh) August 29, 2016
The likes of Andros Townsend and Christian Benteke have been added to Pardew’s squad over the course of the window, with the London club believed to want to add more players before the transfer window closes on Wednesday night.