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Report: Hodgson says Zaha may still leave this month

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Roy Hodgson fears Wilfried Zaha could still transfer out this month.

According to a report from Goal.com, the Crystal Palace player still wants to leave the club.
His protracted transfer saga over the summer, ended with the player trying to force a move with a transfer request and then his club not accepting any of the offers on the table.
Both Arsenal and Everton made offers that were turned down by Crystal Palace.
It was rumoured that the player was devasted that he did not move. So much so he managed only 25 minutes in the first game of the season. His manager deemed him not to be in the right frame of mind for anything more.

After a miserable time at Manchester United, where he managed only four games and no goals. The Ivory Coast international returned to Selhurst Park.

He has been back at Palace since 2014. Last season, however, was a standout year for him, Zaha scored 10 league goals and added five assists.

Zaha only signed a new five-year deal in August 2018. But has since decided he wants another shot at playing at the very top of English football.

There were offers of 55 million and even 65 million-plus two players. There was the talk of a player plus cash deal worth 100 million pounds.

Palace value the player at 80 million pounds, and they apparently want a cash-only deal.

The transfer window for France, Germany, Spain, and Italy remains open until September 2nd.

when asked about the possibility of Zaha still leaving at his weekly press conference, Hodgson said:

“You can never rule out the possibility that it might happen because the transfer window in Europe is still open until the end of the month.”

“It’s not something I’m going to worry about because it’s something that I cannot affect.”

“There’s not too much point worrying about it, if you ask me would I welcome it, the answer is no.”

“I would rather that he gets his head down and commits himself to the season that we’ve got in front of us”

“He commits himself to helping me, the coaching staff and the players into having another season that we can regard as a good one.”

“That’s what I would like.”

It remains to be seen if anyone outside of the Premier League has the money or the interest in Zaha. We have until September 2nd to wait and see.

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)