Crystal Palace are heavily reliant on Wilfried Zaha. Quite simply, he is the most talented player at Selhurst Park.
Almost single-handedly, the Ivorian kept the South Londoners in the Premier League. Crystal Palace earnt 1.46 points per game in the games he started for Palace, which would have been enough to put them above Burnley in seventh if it was constantly earnt throughout the season.
Tottenham Hotspur are heavily linked with the winger, but Crystal Palace have put a £70m price tag on the played. If one of the interested clubs reaches that valuation, it seems likely the crucial player will exit Selhurst Park for a second time.
Zaha, now aged 25, is in his prime. Seriously strong and powerful, but also possessing great technique and trickery, he is the full package for a winger. His one weakness was finishing, but he seemed to find a goal scoring touch last season. Replacing the influence of the South-London born player would be an incredibly hard task for Roy Hodgson.
Crystal Palace have so far only brought in ex-Getafe stopper Vicente Guaita on a free transfer, and fans of the Red and Blue will be concerned at the clubs lack of transfer business particularly considering their star man could leave.
With that in mind, here are two wing-wizards which would help Palace forget all about Wilfried Zaha…
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