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Mainz forward Jean-Phillipe Mateta a target for Crystal Palace

Mainz forward Jean-Phillipe Mateta remains on the radar of Premier League clubs.

The Sun says Palace are putting Mateta on their striker standby list.

Palace are working overtime on landing a top number nine but they are also keeping their interest in Mateta going at German club Mainz.

Mateta has had a prolific time in the Bundesliga and could be available for around £15 million.

Palace would swoop for Mateta if they lose Christian Benteke or may sign him as an extra option for Roy Hodgson's squad.

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