Wilfried Zaha is happy to see friend and former teammate Aaron Wann-Bissaka get the recognition he deserves since joining Manchester United.
Zaha is well familiar with Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s qualities, with the pair having played together at Crystal Palace.
Both players are graduates of The Eagles’ academy, with Wan-Bissaka following in the footsteps of the Ivorian.
Zaha made a move to Manchester United in 201 but failed to make the grade at the club and ultimately made a move back to Palace.
Wan-Bissaka also moved to join the Red Devils but his move has proved to be a bargain, with the right-back impressing greatly since his debut.
Zaha is not surprised Wan-Bissaka is getting all the plaudits and believes he is finally getting the recognition he deserves.
Asked during a live Q&A with fans which player was the hardest to face in training, he said: “Aaron. He is very good, so hard to get past him. He said as quoted by Evening Standard.
“Have I watched him at United? I’ve watched a few games, what I thought of him is what I thought before.
“Everything that people are saying now – calling him ‘The Spider’ – we knew before, it is just that he is playing in front of the world now.
“We were saying it all before but it is nice to see the world know it now.”
Zaha also revealed he was happy to celebrate his 10th anniversary of his senior appearance for Crystal Palace.
“It is crazy,” he said of the landmark. “I remember every single one of my games like it was yesterday. 10 years is mad.
“It is emotional watching the videos back because those are some of the best moments of my career. I appreciate all the love from the club.
“All I remember is getting up from the bench and being so happy to be stood there coming on the pitch.”