Patrick Van Aanholt struck in stoppage time to give Crystal Palace their first league win at Old Trafford since 1989 as they beat Manchester United 2-1.
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson admits he cannot rule out Wilfried Zaha leaving during the European transfer window – but hopes the forward will fully commit himself to the season ahead at Selhurst Park.
Andros Townsend insists there is no doubt Wilfried Zaha will remain committed to Crystal Palace and believes the wantaway winger could be key to keeping the Eagles in the Premier League.
Roy Hodgson praised the Crystal Palace fans for backing Wilfried Zaha during their opening-day draw with Everton despite the winger angling for a summer move away from Selhurst Park.
Wantaway winger Wilfried Zaha came off the bench for Crystal Palace as they played out a goalless stalemate with his suitors Everton in a Premier League clash at Selhurst Park.
Roy Hodgson urged Crystal Palace fans to be “sympathetic” to Wilfried Zaha ahead of their first Premier League game of the season against Everton on Saturday.
Roy Hodgson insisted Wilfried Zaha is committed to Crystal Palace ahead of their opening Premier League game of the season against Everton on Saturday.
Everton manager Marco Silva is concerned at the paucity of centre-half options available to him but insists he is satisfied with the club’s business during the transfer window.
What the papers say The transfer window may have closed but rumours about the future of Wilfried Zaha continue. The Daily Telegraph reports the Ivorian remains adamant that he wants to leave Selhurst Park, despite a proposed transfer to Everton breaking down.
What the papers say David Luiz‘s second stint at Chelsea looks to be drawing to a close, with Arsenal looking to bring in the Brazilian for £8million, reports the Daily Mirror. Luiz, 32, headed to Stamford Bridge in 2011 before joining Paris Saint-Germain for two seasons then returning to the Premier League.
The transfer window for Premier League clubs shuts on Thursday and there are plenty of deals still to be done.
What the papers say The saga of the summer transfer window continues, with Napoli looking to bring in Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha, according to the Daily Mail. The paper says the Serie A side have made a £60million bid for the winger, with their interest increased after missing out on Nicolas Pepe, who looks to be heading to Arsenal.
Everton have categorically denied they have submitted a second player-plus-cash bid for Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha.
What the papers say Bayern Munich are eagerly pursuing Manchester City winger Leroy Sane and hope to complete a deal before the transfer window closes, according to the Daily Mirror. Sane, believed to be valued at around £90million, has been told he does not feature in Pep Guardiola’s starting XI, the paper adds.
What the papers say Everton are ready to offer £55million to beat Arsenal in the race for Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, the Daily Mail reports. The fee would be a club record, surpassing the £45million they paid for Gylfi Sigurdsson in 2017. The paper claims the Toffees are prepared to go as high as £70million if they end up in a bidding war.
What the papers say Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is reportedly looking to sell five players in order to raise the £200million needed to secure the signature of Manchester United’s Paul Pogba. The Sun reports on claims in Spanish newspaper Marca and says the side are looking to sell Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez. Dani Ceballos, Marco Asensio and Isco are also said to be on the market, putting several Premier League clubs on high alert.
What the papers say The Mirror says Arsenal are refusing to give up on signing Wilfried Zaha and are preparing a player-plus-cash bid. Unai Emery has already seen the club’s opening £40milion approach rejected with Crystal Palace demanding twice that. The Gunners will get nowhere near that figure but are now discussing putting players into the deal, with Calum Chambers, Carl Jenkinson and Mohamed Elneny all possible makeweights.
Wilfried Zaha scored the only goal as the Ivory Coast beat Mali to reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.
What the papers say A potential transfer for Leicester City’s Harry Maguire makes headlines in Wednesday’s papers. Manchester United have been linked with a move for the 26-year-old, but according to the Daily Telegraph will have to pay more than £90million and make him the most expensive defender of all time to land him. The centre-back has made it clear he wants to leave Leicester, The Sun says, while the Daily Mirror reports that Arsenal have also launched a £50million bid for his signature.
Wilfried Zaha’s brother has urged Crystal Palace to let him leave after Arsenal reportedly made a £40million bid for the Eagles forward.