Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha poised to depart as a free agent with Arsenal, Chelsea and a move abroad all possible options
Arsenal and Chelsea are two possible options for Wilfried Zaha ought to he run his contract down at Crystal Palace, talkSPORT understands.
The 30-year-old is about to develop into a free agent in the summertime having rejected a number of provides to lengthen his keep at Selhurst Park.
Palace winger Zaha is about to develop into a free agent on the finish of the season
Zaha, who has chipped in with six targets and three assists in 20 video games this season, could have no scarcity of suitors if he decides for a new journey.
It has been claimed that he may probably hyperlink up with Cristiano Ronaldo at Al Nassr in Saudi Arabia.
However talkSPORT’s chief soccer correspondent Alex Criminal has revealed that the Ivory Coast worldwide may stay within the capital – however not with Palace.
Talking on Drive, Criminal was requested for an replace on the winger’s scenario in south London.
He stated: “It definitely appears that Wilf Zaha’s stellar profession at Crystal Palace might be coming to an finish.
“His contract is up on the finish of the season – no imminent signal that he’s keen to lengthen.
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“And if he is to go and achieve his ambitions of playing for a top club, it’s now or never really isn’t it?
“When you look at his age, the fact that he’s available as a free agent, he either commits his future to Crystal Palace and then probably sees out his top-flight career there.
“Or he goes off and tests himself, I think there will be suitors, I know Mikel Arteta is a fan, I know that Chelsea have certainly taken a look at him in the past as well.
“And I think there are big clubs in Europe who would be interested in a player of Wilf Zaha’s quality.”
Zaha has thus far rejected provides to lengthen his keep at Selhurst Park
He added: “I wouldn’t rule out a move abroad, I can see that taking place.”
His former Palace teammate Darren Ambrose, who lately said he was one of many ‘greatest younger skills’ he performed with, believes Zaha is nice sufficient for any group within the top-flight.
He said on Drive: “It’s so tough as a result of if he doesn’t move this summer time, I believe that’s him going to be at Crystal Palace for the remainder of his profession.
“I’ve stated this many occasions, and I’m going to say it once more – I believe he will get into any squad within the Premier League.
“I’m not saying he would stroll into the Man Metropolis or Arsenal groups, however he’s ok to be within the squads of these golf equipment.
Zaha is predicted to move on from Palace in the summertime
“No person walks into a beginning XI until you’re Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo again within the day. Everybody has to show themselves.
“Talking with my Crystal Palace connections, hopefully Zaha does signal a new contract.
“But when I put a impartial head on, he’s solely 30 and I’d nonetheless love to see how far he can get within the recreation.
“I believe he may play for a prime 4 facet within the Premier League, I actually do.”