PSG plans to sign Crystal Palace winger Michael Olise after Lionel Messi's exit

Crystal Palace's Michael Olise is reportedly a target for Paris Saint-Germain as the club is set to make a move for the winger. The French U21 international has been on PSG's radar since January, and with the expected departure of Lionel Messi, the club will have additional funds to pursue their transfer targets. PSG is also looking to offload Neymar to recruit young French players and reconnect with their fanbase. This summer, the club is targeting a centre-back, holding midfielder, striker, and two wingers, with Olise identified as one of them.

While Palace would be reluctant to lose Olise, especially with Wilfried Zaha also expected to depart, the club has been working to close a deal for Flamengo's Matheus Franca. The Eagles' sporting director, Dougie Freedman, was reportedly in South America last week for talks regarding a potential transfer fee of around £25m for Franca. Despite being born in Hammersmith, Olise is fluent in French due to his mother's background.