Crystal Palace are set to challenge Tottenham for Ryan Fraser’s signature.

Crystal Palace have joined the race to sign Bournemouth’s Ryan Fraser on a free transfer this summer, amid reports that Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho is unsure about completing a deal for him.

Fraser, who has been with the Cherries since they were in League One, has been a key player for Bournemouth during their Premier League spell – making 120 top-flight appearances, scoring 16 goals and providing 29 assists. He is not expected to remain at Dean Court after his contract expires this summer, however, attracting interest from other Premier League clubs.

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One of those clubs is Tottenham, although according to the Daily Express, Mourinho is not convinced Fraser has enough quality to succeed at a top-six club.

Tottenham’s north London rivals Arsenal are also reported to have lost interest in signing the Scot.

Palace have emerged as a possible destination for Fraser should he leave Bournemouth. Roy Hodgson – who has been promised reinforcements to his Eagles squad for next season – is a big fan of the player.

Palace are hoping they can lure Fraser to Selhurst Park with the promise of regular football, which Tottenham may not be able to give him.

Bournemouth remain hopeful that Fraser will decide to stay in Dorset, although those hopes could be dashed if the Cherries leave at the end of the season. Eddie Howe’s side are currently 18th and look set for a relegation dogfight if the season continues.

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Fraser has made over 200 appearances for Bournemouth since joining from Aberdeen in 2013, and was a member of their Championship winning side in 2014/15. He is also a Scotland international, having earned 11 caps since his first call-up in 2017.

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