Tottenham make transfer U-turn on Crystal Palace target Kyle Walker-Peters

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly willing to let full-back Kyle Walker-Peters leave the club for £15m, after previously holding talks over a loan move.

Spurs boss Jose Mourinho had made the 22-year-old available for a temporary switch, with Crystal Palace , Brighton and Hove Albion and Southampton rumoured to hold an interest in the player.

Palace manager Roy Hodgson recently admitted that ‘initial contact was made’ with Tottenham about signing Walker-Peters on loan.

“It would have been a good move for us, but I have no idea what Tottenham's intentions are, or what they are thinking about it,” he said.

However, according to a report from Football Insider , Spurs’ intentions are to sell the defender, rather than loan him out.

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Whether Palace, Brighton or Southampton are willing to pay the £15m fee being demanded remains to be seen but Marc Edworthy, who made over 100 appearances at Selhurst Park, believes Walker-Peters would be a good signing for the Eagles.

Speaking to Love Sport , Edworthy said: “I think it is a good signing, it is a difficult position to play in. The modern day full-back has to provide goals and assists as well.

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“Roy Hodgson will know exactly what he’s looking for, you are not going to get every signing right but the personnel is something the football club will always look to improve.”

Meanwhile, Palace have already added Everton forward Cenk Tosun on loan this month, with the Turkey international scoring on debut during their 2-2 draw with Manchester City .

Speaking after the game, Hodgson revealed that the move for Tosun was pushed for by sporting director Dougie Freedman.

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“The credit for Cenk Tosun should go to Doug,” he explained. “He has watched him a lot and when we had the chance to sign him on loan he really convinced me, because I hadn't seen that much of Cenk.

“I was delighted with what I saw from him today. It was a wonderful debut and I hope he will produce many more performances to keep us in the position we are in.”

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