Crystal Palace keeper Jack Butland's transfer hopes dashed as star needs operation on broken wrist | The Sun

CRYSTAL PALACE keeper Jack Butland needs an operation on a broken hand.

Butland picked up the injury against Manchester United in a friendly and is now likely to be out for three months.

And that shatters any chance of a loan move in this transfer window.

Blackpool keeper Chris Maxwell will look to move on after losing his place in the side.

And Charlton have told out-of-favour stopper Craig MacGillivray that he can go.

Butland was looking for a move away from Selhurst Park this summer.

The England international played a part in Patrick Vieira's squad at the end of last season, but he has now fallen out-of-favour following the arrival of Sam Johnstone.

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Bournemouth were lining up to sign him at the start of the window, but their interest has cooled.

Instead, The Cherries are preparing a bid for out-of-favour Barcelona goalkeeper Neto.

Scott Parker is keen to add the Brazil international to his ranks to bring more experience to the squad for their return to the Premier League.

Rangers are also known to be interested in signing Butland, as revealed by SunSport in May.

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The future of 40-year-old back-up keeper Allan McGregor at Ibrox remains unclear, so a new addition could be required.

Meanwhile, Vieira has strengthened his Crystal Palace squad in various positions on the pitch.

Malcom Ebiowei, Cheick Doucoure and Chris Richards joined Johnstone in arriving at Selhurst Park this summer.

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