Sky Sports journalist, Pete O’Rourke is reproting that Crystal Palace are set to sign the Wigan midfielder, James McArthur after days of confusion.

O’Rourke took to Twitter and said:

McArthur has been subject to interest over the last week or two, but it looks like Crystal Palace will win the race for the Championship midfielder.

With regards to a fee for McArthur, the Daily Mail are reporting that Palace will spend £7 million on the 26 year old; a fee which will break the Club’s record transfer fee.

The Guardian say that Palace “might send Adlène Guedioura the other way, with the finer details of the deal still to be finalised.”

McArthur has made 154 appearances for Wigan, scoring 12 and setting up 12 (Source: TransferMarkt)


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