Crystal Palace took Alexander Sørloth from Danish side FC Midtjylland on deadline day of the January transfer window in 2018.

The 24-year-old appeared as a guest this week on TV2’s Premier League podcast conducted by journalist Kasper Wikestad.

During the course of the discussion, the striker gave an insight on what he went through for two weeks before he completed a switch to Selhurst Park.

“I remember we were going to play a friendly match with Midtjylland just before we went to Dubai for a training camp. Then my agent called me and said Palace was interested in signing me. This was just over two weeks before the window closed,” Sørloth said.

“From there, the agreement was off and on almost every other day, so in the end I had really settled down to stay with Midtjylland.

“Two days before the transfer window closed, I was told that the clubs agreed and that I had to get ready to go to London. When I landed in London, I was told that the clubs did not agree anyway and that there will be no transfer.

“I asked my agent what was going on. He replied that there has been a misunderstanding between euros and pounds. The whole day was just back and forth, but in the end, the deal was agreed and it was three minutes before the window closed.”

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The Norway international made 12 league appearances in the second half of the 2018/19 season, but he failed to open his account for the Eagles in the Premier League.

Sørloth explained a series of unfortunate events meant he couldn’t cement his place at Palace.

“I had a wrongly cancelled goal against Chelsea in one of the first matches. If I had scored, then I might have cemented my position in the team. The following week I was going to start against Huddersfield, but unfortunately, I suffered an injury,” he stressed.

“I tried to think positively, but didn’t get a minute for the rest of the season, even though I was in the squad. It went beyond my self-confidence when I couldn’t play anymore after the first four games, where I felt I had been decent.

“You are judged by fans and journalists for the few minutes you get at the end of a match, which I think is terribly unfair.

“If you are a player who just gets brought on, it goes beyond confidence and you feel you are not good enough to start. It causes stress, especially as a striker.”

Roy Hodgson’s side allowed the frontman to join Trabzonspor on loan last summer, where he has impressed for the Turkish club, with 25 goals and seven assists in all competitions.

Sørloth’s impressive display for Trabzonspor has seen him being linked with a summer move to top European clubs like Real Madrid and Manchester United.