Crystal Palace captain Mile Jedinak is the latest European-based footballer to be linked with a move to China.

A report by Ed Malyon of The Mirror says that the Australian midfielder is being targeted for a summer transfer by clubs in China.

The league rules in China only allow clubs to have a limited amount of non-Asian players in their squads. However, because Australia play in the AFC, he would not count as a foreign player which obviously makes him and many other Australian internationals very desirable by the up and coming league.

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The Eagles skipper has fallen down the pecking order this season and is only featuring regular now because of injuries to the likes of James McArthur.

There was interest from Norwich and Sunderland in the January window. but Palace did not want to let him leave without them having a suitable replacement and they didn’t manage to get one.

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