Bakary Sako rejected new Crystal Palace contract, Roy Hodgson confirms

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The Mali international is out of contract this summer, and his future at the Selhurst Park is uncertain

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson has confirmed that Bakary Sako turned down the club’s new offer and could be on the move to another club this summer.

The 30-year-old who moved to the south London club from Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2015 is one of the four first-team players offered new deals by the Eagles.

Last season, Sako - on the sidelines after suffering an ankle injury against West Ham in January - was limited to first team opportunities but managed six goals in 19 games.

However, Hodgson has confirmed that the forward has not inked fresh terms with the club and might follow in the steps of Yohan Cabaye who left Palace on a free transfer to Al-Nasr this summer.

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"No, he [Sako] is not signing, he doesn't want to sign," the former England and Liverpool manager told Football London.

"I guess he will be moving on, I don't know, the last I heard was that he had turned down the offer of a contract that we had made to him, so that's the last I have."

Crystal Palace are out of England for their Scandinavian Tour in Denmark and Sweden as they intensify preparations for the 2018-19 English Premier League campaign which kicks off with a visit to Fulham on August 11.