Palace play down link with Leeds striker McCormack

Crystal Palace boss Dougie Freedman has cooled any reports linking him to striker Ross McCormack at Championship rivals Leeds United.

Crystal Palace boss Dougie Freedman has cooled any reports linking him to striker Ross McCormack at Championship rivals Leeds United.

"Ross is a fantastic player and I do know him quite well, but it might be a little far-fetched to suggest anything," the Eagles manager told the Croydon Advertiser.

"You are never close to a deal until a player puts pen to paper, but we are active in trying to do one or two deals.

"But we have got a bit more integrity in how we do stuff than to discuss it through the papers and we will do our business in the right way."

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