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Ex Man United star set to make a shock move to Chelsea

08 August, 2018, 12:57 | Author: Rachael Silva
  • Chelsea offer £30m plus £35m player to sign Tottenham's top target

The Chelsea power brokers will decide whether or not to pursue an 11th-hour move for Zaha. One major club that has not made any signings so far are Tottenham Hotspur, the Premier League side has qualified to play in the Champions League in the following term but has not added any re-enforcements as of yet. As per Mirror, Wilfried Zaha is keen on departing Palace this window, and could put in an official transfer request soon.

Zaha has already rejected the offer of an improved contract in a bid to force a move to a top six club.

Crystal Palace wide man Andros Townsend says the players are fully prepared for their Premier League start against Fulham.

Tottenham have long held an interest in the talented winger, while Chelsea have also emerged as a potential destination for the player.


According to the Sun, Chelsea were front-runners for Zaha as they would probably need a replacement for either Willian or Eden Hazard if the iconic duo leaves Stamford Bridge this season.

As a result, the Ivory Coast global has attracted interest from the likes of Chelsea, Borussia Dortmund and the Red Devils. He's very much an integral part of Crystal Palace Football Club.

But the pair have been impressing under Roy Hodgson in pre-season with both players among the goals, including Kaikai bagging three goals in three games.

Zaha, who signed a contract extension at Selhurst Park in May 2017, is a target for Borussia Dortmund, Sky Sports News understands, while British media reports on Friday have suggested the winger has set his sights on a move to Chelsea. And signing Zaha, before Thursday's transfer deadline day, could prove to be a step in that direction for the Blues.

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