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Bolasie happy with Palace life

Yannick Bolasie is happy at Crystal Palace, but admits he has been flattered by talk of interest from several foreign clubs.

The DR Congo international has 18 months left on his Selhurst Park contract has been attracting interest from clubs in Italy, Germany and France, while a number of Premier League sides have also been monitoring his situation.

The Eagles have climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone in recent weeks, but Bolasie says he is determined to help ensure that their revival sees the south London club stay in the top flight.

"Obviously I was flattered by the interest but I'm a Palace player and I'm happy here," said the 24-year-old, who joined from Bristol City in 2012.

"Now I want to try and help us stay in the Premier League.

"It's been a bit stop-start for me this season but now I'm coming into my stride and hopefully I can start scoring more goals and setting up more goals."

Palace's fortunes have been changed since the arrival of Tony Pulis as manager, and Bolasie feels the squad know what is required of them in their battle for Premier League survival.

"The players are getting much more confident after the last few results," added Bolasie, "and we know what the levels in this league are all about now."