Eberechi Eze: QPR rejects £12m offer from Crystal Palace for top-rated midfielder

Eberechi Eze: QPR rejects £12m offer from Crystal Palace for top-rated midfielder

- Eberechi Eze is wanted by Crystal Palace this summer

- Tottenham, West Ham and West Brom are also chasing the signature of the talented midfielder

- Meanwhile, QPR are not willing to entertain any offer lesser than £16m from his prospective suitors

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Queens Park Rangers have reportedly rejected a £12 million offer from Premier League club Crystal Palace for English star of Nigerian descent Eberechi Eze.

The midfielder was impressive for the Hoops in the outgone season after scoring 14 goals and eight assists in 46 appearances across competitions.

Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United, and West Bromwich Albion are also interested in the 22-year-old England youth international this summer.

Eberechi Eze: QPR shuns £12m offer from Crystal Palace for top-rated midfielder

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Complete Sport reported that Palace did not meet the £20 million valuation placed on the midfielder by his club.

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The championship side will however not entertain any offer less than £16 million for Eze who could break into Gareth Southgate’s England squad for the European championships next year.

Meanwhile, the Eagles are expected to stage a return with an improved offer for the attacker whos current deal with resent club expires in the summer of 2021.

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The Hoops finished 13th on the Sky Bet Championship table at the end of the 2019-20 season and will hope to retain their midfielder in a bid to perform better next term.

Eze is eligible to play for Nigeria and England and Super Eagles current handler Gernot Rohr is hoping to lure him into his team.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Gernot Rohr has finally spoken out about inviting Queens Park Rangers star Eberechi Eze and Arsenal sensation Bukayo Saka to play for the national team.

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The English-born Nigerians have been shining brightly in the Championships and the Premier League and the pair have featured for England at under-age levels.

But both Eze and Saka can still switch allegiance to play for the Super Eagles just as the likes of Alex Iwobi, Ola Aina and Joe Aribo did.

Also, Legit.ng reported that Eberechi Eze has been lined up as a possible replacement for Crystal Palace star Wilfred Zaha if he leaves for PSG, Sky Sports claim.

According to 90min, the Ligue 1 champions are looking to cash-in on the Ivorian attacker who has been linked out of Selhurst Park in the past few seasons.

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