Crystal Palace Lining Up Bid For Morgan Schneiderlin

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Crystal Palace are lining up an ambitious January bid for Manchester United midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, according to the Sunday Mirror.

The 26-year-old is only a third of the way into a four-year deal at Old Trafford, but has played just five minutes of Premier League football under Jose Mourinho this season.

Schneiderlin played under Palace boss Alan Pardew in 2009-10 when he was in charge of Southampton and the Eagles boss is understood to remain keen on the France international.

Schneiderlin, hauled off at half-time in Thursday’s Europa League defeat to Fenerbahce in Istanbul, played under Alan Pardew in 2009-10 when Southampton were a League One club and the Eagles boss remains a fan.

Tottenham had an August move for the player blocked and manager Mauricio Pochettino is sure to retain an interest, having also worked with the Frenchman at St Mary’s.

Schneiderlin cost £25million, but a fee of half that amount could persuade United to do business as Mourinho is keen to shed several players from his squad.

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