Wilfried Zaha ends transfer talk, signs new £130k-a-week Crystal Palace deal

Posted On Dec 26 2019 by

first_imgThe Ivory Coast international has been outstanding since his return to Selhurst and played a crucial role last season, scoring nine goals and assisting a further five, as Palace secured Premier League survival.After putting pen to paper, Zaha said: “I’m very pleased. Obviously, I just wanted to get it over and done with, so I can just focus on the season.“I’m buzzing that we managed to get it sorted.” 1 Latest Premier League News possible xi NEW ERA Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener ALTERED gameday silverware England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Wilfried Zaha has been outstanding for Crystal Palace in recent seasons Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade smart causal But Palace have always made it clear they have no interest in selling their star man, and Zaha has now committed his long-term future to the club.The new deal – understood to be worth around £130,000-a-week – makes Zaha Palace’s highest earner.Eagles chairman Steve Parish said: “Wilf grew up a stone’s throw from Selhurst Park from the age of four, and has been with the club since he was 12.“This agreement is yet another example of his lifelong commitment to the club, and our commitment to him.“This is an amazing day for everyone here at Palace, our supporters and of course Wilf – and is richly deserved.”Zaha came through Palace’s academy and made his professional debut for the club in 2010.He signed for Manchester United in January 2013 for a fee of around £15m but failed to make an impact at Old Trafford and rejoined Palace 18 months later, initially on loan before making the switch permanent in February 2015. huge blow How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures REVEALED possible standings REVEALED How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? How Chelsea could line up against Southampton – what system will Lampard play? Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Wilfried Zaha has penned a new five-year contract with Crystal Palace.The winger was heavily linked with a move away from Selhurst Park in the summer transfer window, with Chelsea and Tottenham both reported to be tracking the 25-year-old. Wilfried Zaha’s new contract at #CPFC is worth £130,000-a-week.He donates 10% to charity so that’s £13,000-a-week he’s now giving 👏Respect @WilfriedZaha 👊 pic.twitter.com/gUwqeuMZlY— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) August 15, 2018last_img read more