Tag: Wilfried Zaha

Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha prior to kick-off during the Premier League match at Goodison Park, Liverpool. Issue date: Monday, April 5, 2021. Copyright: Clive Brunskill

Wilfried Zaha could finally get Arsenal move this summer

Arsenal are reportedly planning to make a renewed effort to sign Wilfried Zaha this summer, assuming they can raise the funds through sales.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 11: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace looks on during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on January 11, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

Arsenal held ‘positive’ meeting with Wilfried Zaha before signing Pepe

Wilfried Zaha recalls a positive meeting with Unai Emery in the summer of 2019, before Arsenal chose to sign Nicolas Pepe instead.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 19: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace reacts during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park on October 19, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Broadway/Getty Images)

£70m groundhog day as Arsenal back for Wilfried Zaha

Arsenal are reportedly interested in buying Wilfried Zaha even though they have no money, he'll cost £70m, and they bought Nicolas Pepe last summer despite Unai Emery really wanting Zaha.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 11: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace looks on during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on January 11, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

Previous Arsenal target still wants a move this summer - according to his manager

Roy Hodgson says Wilfried Zaha has made no secret of wanting to leave Crystal Palace, although it still depends on the offers they get for him.
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Nicolas Pepe a £72m flop at Arsenal? He’s their best performer this season

As I was reading  through the papers during the week, I was stopped by Jason' Burt's article in the Telegraph that was supposed to be praising Mikel Arteta but just ended up insulting Arsenal, their fans, and Nicolas Pepe.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 11: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace looks on during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on January 11, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

Wilfried Zaha admits it was amazing to have Arsenal interested in him as a...

Wilfried Zaha admits it was 'amazing' to come so close to signing for Arsenal whilst also supporting the club, but it just didn't work out.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 11: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace looks on during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on January 11, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

Unai Emery names the player he wanted to sign instead of Nicolas Pepe

Unai Emery admitted this week that he wanted to sign Nicolas Pepe over Wilfried Zaha, but the club decided to go against his preference.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 19: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace reacts during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park on October 19, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Broadway/Getty Images)

Player Arsenal wanted to wait for Chelsea or Tottenham

Arsenal will not be going back for Wilfried Zaha this summer with the Crystal Palace man happy to wait for a club like Chelsea or Spurs to come for him at the end of the season.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 11: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace looks on during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on January 11, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

Wilfried Zaha switches agent to seal move after failed Arsenal deal

Wilfried Zaha has finally changed agents in a bid to seal a move from Crystal Palace after his former agent failed to get him to Arsenal in the summer.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 19: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace reacts during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park on October 19, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Broadway/Getty Images)

Roy Hodgson gives Wilfried Zaha injury update ahead of Arsenal clash

Wilfried Zaha should return from injury to face Arsenal on Saturday, according to Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 24: Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal celebrates with team mates after scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Europa League group F match between Arsenal FC and Vitoria Guimaraes at Emirates Stadium on October 24, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

I’m nervous: Arsenal vs Crystal Palace preview as Pepe and Zaha go head-to-head

This week on the Daily Cannon podcast, we had a special bonus episode after the Vitoria game in which we previewed this week's match against Palace and James, like the rest of us, is nervous.
Ivory Coast's forward Nicolas Pepe (L) kicks the ball during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) Round of 16 football match between Ivory Coast and Mali at the Suez Stadium in the north-eastern Egyptian city on July 8, 2019. (Photo by Khaled DESOUKI / AFP / Getty Images)

Video: Nicolas Pepe scores flick for Ivory Coast

Nicolas Pepe scored a flick from close range for Ivory Coast in his first game of the international break, assisted by Wilfried Zaha.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 12: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and AFC Bournemouth at Selhurst Park on May 12, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Wilfried Zaha admits how failed Arsenal transfer affected him

Wilfried Zaha has admitted his head was all over the place after his failed summer transfer but he knew he just had to get on with things.
Arsenal's French-born Ivorian midfielder Nicolas Pepe (R) controls the ball in front of Liverpool's Scottish defender Andrew Robertson (L) during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on August 24, 2019. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Nicolas Pepe gets vote of confidence from teammate and failed Arsenal transfer target Wilfried...

Wilfried Zaha has spoken out to defend his international teammate Nicolas Pepe, insisting Arsenal will soon see the same talent he sees regularly with Ivory Coast.
CARDIFF, WALES - MAY 04: Palace player Wilfried Zaha looks on during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Crystal Palace at Cardiff City Stadium on May 04, 2019 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Darren Bent believes player handed in transfer request to try and join Arsenal this...

Darren Bent thinks Wilfried Zaha handed in his transfer request because he wanted to join Arsenal, rather than any of the other interested suitors.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 12: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and AFC Bournemouth at Selhurst Park on May 12, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Wilfried Zaha sacks agent over failed Arsenal and Everton moves

Despite Roy Hodgson saying that Wilfried Zaha was dealing with his failed summer move to Arsenal or Everton with maturity, The Times are today reporting he has sacked his agent because of it.

Everton make improved bid for £80m Arsenal target

Everton have made two bids for Arsenal-linked Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha, according to reports.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 12: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and AFC Bournemouth at Selhurst Park on May 12, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Crystal Palace turn down new Arsenal offer for Wilfried Zaha

Arsenal have put forward a new offer for Wilfried Zaha, but Crystal Palace insist it's still 'nowhere near enough', according to reports.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Alex Iwobi hits back at English media over claims he would leave if Wilfried...

Alex Iwobi has hit back at the 'fake news' being spread around the internet this morning based on twisted quotes from the winger.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 12: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and AFC Bournemouth at Selhurst Park on May 12, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Wilfried Zaha requests transfer from Crystal Palace: Arsenal expected to place second bid

Wilfried Zaha has asked Crystal Palace to let him leave, after returning from the Africa Cup of Nations this week.
CARDIFF, WALES - MAY 04: Palace player Wilfried Zaha looks on during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Crystal Palace at Cardiff City Stadium on May 04, 2019 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

The 5 Arsenal-linked alternatives to Wilfried Zaha this summer

With Arsenal and Crystal Palace still a long way apart in their respective valuations of Wilfried Zaha, let's have a look at the five alternatives linked with a move.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 12: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and AFC Bournemouth at Selhurst Park on May 12, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Arsenal to offer one of three players in Wilfried Zaha deal

Arsenal are planning to offer Carl Jenkinson, Calum Chambers and Mohamed Elneny to Crystal Palace, in the hope that one of them will tempt Palace to agree a deal for Wilfried Zaha.
Porto's Algerian midfielder Yacine Brahimi celebrates after scoring during the Portuguese league football match CD Feirense vs FC Porto at Marcolino de Castro stadium in Santa Maria da Feira on December 11, 2016. / AFP / FRANCISCO LEONG

Yacine Brahimi doesn’t agree to join Arsenal

Earlier this week it was reported that Arsenal had agreed a deal to bring Yacine Brahimi to the club on a free transfer but all does not seem to be as it appears.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 12: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and AFC Bournemouth at Selhurst Park on May 12, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Arsenal set to make second Wilfried Zaha bid imminently: Alternative also lined up

Arsenal are expected to make a second bid for Wilfried Zaha 'imminently', with Yacine Brahimi lined up as an alternative if talks stall.
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CARDIFF, WALES - MAY 04: Palace player Wilfried Zaha looks on during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Crystal Palace at Cardiff City Stadium on May 04, 2019 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Laughable: What is Crystal Palace’s actual problem with Arsenal?

Crystal Palace are reportedly 'incensed' at Arsenal's opening offer for Wilfried Zaha but it got me wondering, just what is their problem?

Money but not what you think: Why Palace won’t sell Zaha to Arsenal

Wilfried Zaha reportedly wants a move to Arsenal, Arsenal quite like the look of him, and Crystal Palace are doing what they can to hold on to him but it seems there are more factors at play than just what Arsenal can afford.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 12: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and AFC Bournemouth at Selhurst Park on May 12, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Crystal Palace increase Zaha price to £100m to stop Arsenal

Crystal Palace have reportedly increased Wilfried Zaha's already-ridiculous price tag from £80m to £100m in an attempt to ward off Arsenal but they needn't have bothered.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 21: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace celebrates victory with Christian Benteke after the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on April 21, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Let me join Arsenal! 26-year-old pleads with club to be allowed to leave

Wilfried Zaha has reportedly told Crystal Palace he wants to join Arsenal, his childhood club.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 21: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace celebrates victory with Christian Benteke after the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on April 21, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

David Ornstein provides update on 3 major Arsenal targets

David Ornstein has provided updates on Arsenal's pursuit of Kieran Tierney, William Saliba and Wilfried Zaha, as the summer transfer circus really gets going.

3 Arsenal transfer deals already dead due to slashed budget

Potential deals for Wilfried Zaha, James Maddison and Dayot Upamecano are all off after Arsenal's failure to qualify for the Champions League, according to reports.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 28: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and West Ham United at Selhurst Park on October 28, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Arsenal to offer 50% of club's valuation for 10-goal forward

Arsenal are reportedly set to offer Crystal Palace 50% of what they want for Wilfried Zaha in a story that seems perfect for the papers.

Arsenal to blow transfer budget on new British core

Despite having a very limited transfer budget this summer, Arsenal are reportedly targeting British players who will be unlikely to provide value for money.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 21: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace celebrates victory with Christian Benteke after the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on April 21, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Premier League club boss admits Arsenal target may leave this summer

Roy Hodgson has admitted that Crystal Palace may not be able to hold on to Wilfried Zaha this summer, though he's hoping they can.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 21: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace celebrates victory with Christian Benteke after the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on April 21, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Crystal Palace set stupid price for Zaha with Arsenal scouting him ‘intensely’ all season

Crystal Palace are reportedly open to allowing Wilfried Zaha leave this summer with Arsenal scouts watching him 'intensely' according to the Mail on Sunday but they want £80m him while Aaron Wan-Bissaka, another Palace player the Gunners are supposedly interested in, won't be going anywhere.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 28: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and West Ham United at Selhurst Park on October 28, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Palace star admits he wants Champions League football: Should Gunners go for him?

Wilfried Zaha says he wants the chance to play at the highest level and in the Champions League, with Crystal Palace reportedly starting to feel it may be time to sell.
CARDIFF, WALES - SEPTEMBER 02: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal sits on the bench before the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Arsenal FC at Cardiff City Stadium on September 2, 2018 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Chelsea, Crystal Palace and Arsenal men most fouled in Premier League

The top two most fouled players in the Premier League might not come as any surprise when you hear their names, but you might not be expecting Arsenal’s enforcer to be on the list.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 28: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace has his shot blocked by Stephan Lichtsteiner of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on October 28, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Zaha responds to racist abuse and death threats from supporters after Arsenal clash

Wilfried Zaha has responded to the racist abuse and death threats he received from supporters on social media after Crystal Palace's draw with Arsenal at the weekend.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 28: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace has his shot blocked by Stephan Lichtsteiner of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on October 28, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Media ignore Wilfried Zaha’s dive to focus on Alexandre Lacazette handball

The Daily Mail's coverage of Arsenal's 2-2 draw is nothing short of hilarious as they ignore Wilfied Zaha's dive, declare Arsenal's 2nd illigitimate and lay into Mesut Ozil once again.

Newcastle manager fined by FA for speaking the truth

Rafa Benitez has been fined £60,000 for his comments about Andre Marriner before Newcastle’s game against Crystal Palace despite simply stating a fact.