Wilfried Zaha has hinted he could move to a big club
Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has been in sparkling form this season and helped his team to avoid relegation under manager Roy Hodgson, after their poor start in the Premier League this season.
The 25 year old has been a regular for the team this season, scoring eight goals and providing three assists for the club. His form has attracted attention from top Premier League clubs ahead of the transfer window and is expected to be a player in demand in the summer.
Chelsea are one of the clubs who have shown strong interest in the Ivory Coast International as they are looking to bolster their squad this summer, after a poor campaign in the Premier League this season.
Zaha even claimed recently that he is ready to leave the Eagles in order to prove himself at the top level once again, after a unsuccessful spell with Manchester United.
Former Crystal Palace Chairman Simon Jordan believes the exciting winger will have host of suitors this summer but they will have to pay hefty amount for him.
“I think Wilfried Zaha is a £50 million to £70 million player in this market place,” Jordan told Talksport.
“Given the inflated market place, given his age, given the fact he’s performed at such a level in a side this season which hasn’t been great.
“If you put him in a side that has some real balance and poise about it, you’d only get more from him.
“I think £50 million would be the lowest he should go for. I think he’ll go for nearer £70 million.”
Jordan added: “I don’t think Palace have any desire to sell him. They’ve got American owners who have seen the abyss over the last couple of seasons, so they’re not going to let the jewel of their crown go snapping unless someone is going to break their arm off at the wrist financially.”
The Ivorian picked up the Player of the Month award for April as he scored four and assisted once, helping the club on their way to an unbeaten month.
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