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Boss On Zaha Call Up

30 December 2016


Wilfried Zaha heads out to the Africa Cup Of Nations next week following his decision to represent Ivory Coast, so his final game in a Palace shirt prior to that will be the home game against Swansea City on Tuesday evening.


Manager Sam Allardyce took the opportunity at his pre-match press conference to wish the winger well as he goes away to represent his country of birth.


 level for his country, it’s fantastic for him but obviously a big loss for us.international“Good luck to Wifried playing at 


"I knew before I got here that he was going and I wish him all the best and when he comes back, having been successful, I am hoping he will be fit and ready to play."


With a new transfer window just about to open there is once again speculation around the future of the winger but the manager was quick to put an end to any talk of him heading through the exit door.

"There's no potential for losing him permanently, according to the chairman this morning."

 


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