Crystal Palace have opened contract talks with a number of their highly-rated young stars.
The Eagles have placed great emphasis on nurturing academy prospects through the ranks over recent years and are determined to ensure they are the ones to benefit from all of their hard work.
They are aware that a number of their promising talents are attracting interest from afar, but they hope those advances can be fended off with extended deals.
With that in mind, discussions have been opened with Wilfried Zaha, Nathaniel Clyne, Kieron Cadogan and Kieran Djilali in an attempt to tie them down on fresh terms.
The teenage stars are regarded as the heartbeat of the club and manager George Burley admits every effort will be made to keep them at Selhurst Park.
"They are all good young players and we're trying to keep them as long as possible," the Scot told the South London Press.
"We are trying to extend their contracts."