Crystal Palace are continuing their attempts to sign Victor Camarasa from Real Betis, and the signs from Seville are looking promising for the London club.

Several Premier League clubs have been interested in the player since he impressed whilst on loan at Cardiff City last season.

After Palace’s attempts there were claims from Spain that Burnley had moved into the picture and were trying to snatch Camarasa away from their rivals, however, that competition now seems to have dropped back.

Estadio Deportivo reports Camarasa has been given permission by Betis to speak to Crystal Palace about a move to the club. Talks are said to be ‘so advanced’ that he didn’t train with Betis on Tuesday, perhaps to avoid any chance of picking up a transfer ending injury.

Betis are clearly keen on the deal, which could see them earn €13.5m if a p\aying percentage clause in the loan is triggered, and that could help make Camarasa’s mind up over a move.

He had been hesitating, yet if his current club would rather he leaves it helps focus the mind on an exit.

Estadio Deportivo say he ‘may be living his last moments’ as a Betis player.