Crystal Palace ponder new bid for Adam Wharton after Blackburn reject £18.5m

25 January 2024 12:37
19-year-old is long-term target for injury-hit PalaceBlackburn want to keep Wharton on loan as part of any deal Crystal Palace are weighing up whether they want to return with an increased bid for Adam Wharton after Blackburn rejected their £18.5m offer for the teenage midfielder.Wharton, who signed a new five-year contract at Ewood Park in December after an outstanding campaign in the Championship, is wanted by Roy Hodgson after Cheick Doucouré was ruled out for the season in November. The 19-year-old was named Blackburn’s young player of the season last season and has previously attracted interest from Newcastle and Wolves. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian