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Dwight Gayle has scored 18 league goals since joining Crystal Palace in 2013

Palace accept City’s Gayle bid

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Crystal Palace have accepted an offer from Bristol City for striker Dwight Gayle, according to Sky sources, Sky Sports reports. It is understood the deal is worth £6m, but could rise to as much as £8m with incentives that have been included in the bid. Eagles boss Alan Pardew last week revealed that he was willing to let Gayle, who has reportedly been of interest to other Championship clubs such as Fulham and Wolves, leave Selhurst Park if the price was right.

Gayle, 25, joined Palace from Peterborough in the summer of 2013 and has scored 18 goals in 24 starts. For the Posh, Gayle had found the net 13 times in the Championship in 28 starts, having joined the club on an initial loan from Dagenham & Redbridge before signing for the club permanently in the 2013 January transfer window.

Gayle was a trainee at Dagenham and also spent time on loan at Bishop’s Stortford.

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