The Sun says Palace want USA striker Dike — but are put off by his £18million price.
With the Eagles backed by American cash, it would be a major plus to land Dike, 21 — a powerful prospect who could be one of his country's top players for years to come.
The striker has netted three goals and one assist in eight MLS appearances this term.
But MLS outfit Orlando have put a big valuation on Dike — and that does not fit with Palace's plans as they want a striker to bring through rather than start immediately.
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