The 33-year-old Frenchman, who scored the Golden Goal that won Euro 2000, is just the sort of proven goalscorer that Steve Kean has been looking for to bolster his options for the run in.
Trezeguet has had injury problems in the last few years but has shown that he has not lost his goalscoring touch this season with nine goals in Spain for struggling Hercules, who were promoted last season.
Reports in France claim West Ham are also in for him, but their capture of former Stoke City target Demba Ba from Hoffenheim today, may change their priorities.
A goal apiece from James Tomkins and Luka Milivojevic handed Crystal Palace a crucial 2-0 win over Huddersfield at the John Smith's Stadium on Saturday evening.
Manchester United bounced back from their Champions League exit as they beat Brighton 2-0 at Old Trafford on Saturday night to reach the FA Cup semi-finals.
Tottenham reached the FA Cup semi-finals after they cruised to a 3-0 victory over Swansea in their quarter-final clash at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.