Crystal Palace are close to completing the signing of goalkeeper Lewis Price.

The former Derby and Brentford keeper, 25, is available on a free transfer and will provide back-up for regular Eagles number one Julian Speroni. Boss George Burley is also looking to boost his attacking options by the time Chelsea arrive at Selhurst Park for Saturday's glamour friendly.

"Lewis Price, we're looking to complete that for the number two keeper," said Burley.

"We're talking to a couple of midfield players and we've got our eye on a striker. We're working on things."

Meanwhile, Darren Ambrose and Sean Scannell are expected to be in contention for the visit of the Blues after missing Tuesday night's friendly defeat at Crawley with knocks.

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