Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira bats away Conor Gallagher and Aaron Wan-Bissaka speculation

Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira remains tight-lipped on potential Selhurst Park returns for Conor Gallagher and Aaron Wan-Bissaka, but admits the club needs more players.

Vieira's biggest job ahead of the window closing on Thursday looked set to be fending off reported interest in star man Wilfried Zaha from Chelsea and Arsenal.

But, after Zaha opened the scoring with a stunning goal in Tuesday's 1-1 Premier League draw with Brentford, the Crystal Palace boss insisted there have been no approaches for the forward and that he is not contemplating selling.

Vieira is instead focused on possible incomings, with former Palace pair Gallagher and Wan-Bissaka among those linked with the club.

"We will need to do some, yes," replied Vieira, when asked about transfer business.

"We need more players, more competition, more options, we need different profile of players and we will try to do it.

"I know that we are doing our best. If we find a player that we want, we will see if we can make it happen."

Chelsea midfielder Gallagher starred on loan in south London last term, while Palace academy graduate Wan-Bissaka is seeking to kick-start his stalled career after falling out of favour at Manchester United.

"I don't want to talk about Conor; Conor is a Chelsea player," said Vieira.

"Until Chelsea say otherwise, there is no point to mention his name because he came here, he spent a year and he did fantastically well and today he is a Chelsea player."

Asked about Manchester United's Wan-Bissaka, he added: "You can give me 100 names and it will be always be the same answer."

Palace were on course for victory against Brentford following Zaha's fine 59th-minute strike but substitute Yoane Wissa earned the visitors a point with a late header.

Matters could have been compounded for the Eagles as Rico Henry squandered a golden chance for a winner before his fellow Bees defender Ben Mee headed against the crossbar.

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