Date: 12th January 2017 at 12:22am
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Crystal Palace are on the verge of completing a £3 million permanent deal for Carl Jenkinson, reports The Sun.

The out-of-favour right-back has been linked with a move away from due to his lack of first-team action this season, with Crystal Palace, Watford, Aston Villa, Swansea and among those keen on his services.

But newly appointed Crystal Palace manager , who had Jenkinson on when in charge of West Ham, now believes he could secure the England international on a long-term deal for as little as £3 million, although Arsenal may want more to allow him to leave.

The 24-year-old full-back has made just five appearances for Arsenal this season and has 18 months left on his current deal at the club.

is Arsene Wenger’s first choice in the right-back position, but even when the Spaniard was ruled out with injury, the Frenchman opted to play over Jenkinson in the full-back slot.

Wenger has reportedly claimed that he is willing to let Jenkinson leave this month – on a loan or permanent deal – but Palace may have to offer more than the £3 million they are willing to pay for the right-back.