Zaha linked with move away
Wilfried Zaha had an outstanding 2018/19 campaign that saw him score 10 and provide 10 assists in the league for Crystal Palace.
After such a solid season, the Ivorian was linked with a move away from Selhurst Park.
However, a move to either of the aforementioned sides failed to materialise over the summer, with Zaha said to have been left devastated after his hopes of leaving Palace to join Everton were dashed.
Zaha on staying at Palace
Despite looking to leave Palace over the summer, Zaha has still been a key member of their squad this season.
The forward has featured in all eight of the Eagles’ league games this campaign, starting seven of them.
But while Zaha has been a prominent member of the Palace setup this season, his form has been somewhat sub-par, managing no goals and one assist in his eight league outings.
Zaha has now opened up on his failed summer move, stating that his head was a bit all over the pace:
“I had to put my head down and play my football.
“I would have been hindering my own progress by moaning and not wanting to perform properly.
“It was a thing where ‘OK, this hasn’t happened but I’ve got to get on with it’.
“I’ve got to prove every time that I’m the top player I claim to be so I had to get over that quickly. Obviously my head was a bit all over the place at the beginning of the season but I had to nail down and just get on with it because the team deserved that.” As quoted by the Evening Standard.
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