Wilfried Zaha is overjoyed at Crystal Palace, says Roy Hodgson

Wilfried Zaha is overjoyed at Crystal Palace, says Roy Hodgson
Wilfried Zaha says he needs to play within the Champions League – will he procure at Crystal Palace?

Wilfried Zaha is “overjoyed at Crystal Palace” and will maintain to be “within the shirt for may well presumably future years abet”, in step with manager Roy Hodgson.

Zaha, who scored in Sunday’s 3-2 take hold of at Arsenal, stated in a recent interview that he’ll maintain to be playing within the Champions League.

Hodgson stated: “The backside line is that this: he’s our participant, and he’s simply overjoyed.

“That wasn’t the efficiency of a man having a ogle to derive away from his club.”

Zaha told the Each day Mail that when he watches Champions League games, he thinks: “I will maintain to be there. I’m missing out. I draw no longer swish desire to be at dwelling looking at it.”

Palace secured Premier League safety with their take hold of at Emirates Stadium but Hodgson’s aspect are 24 aspects looking a high-four plan and maintain no longer achieved increased then Tenth within the stop division since they maintain been 1/3 in 1991.

Despite that, Hodgson is assured he can abet his prize asset.

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“He’s on a four-year contract, he’s unquestionably one of our perfect-paid players and he’s no doubt adored by the fans and all people in south-east London,” Hodgson stated.

“As a ways as I’m concerned, I’m having a ogle ahead to working with him no longer perfect within the advance future, but I’m having a ogle ahead to seeing him within the Crystal Palace shirt for heaps of future years abet.

“The quiz is how many players, if the quiz is assign to them, would narrate: ‘I draw no longer desire to play Champions League football.’

“You swish congratulate the journalist; he’s caught him on the ideal second and extracted an swish acknowledge out of him.”

After the game, Zaha stated: “To be swish the fine thing I’m by is Palace. I’m a Palace participant today and I draw no longer know what the future holds for me.

“I’m here at Palace, working for Palace. I’m no longer being distracted by something else else.”