£50 million rated Chelsea-Linked winger should ‘be allowed to leave for bigger club’
Crystal Palace forward and Long-term Chelsea target Wilfried Zaha should be allowed to leave for a bigger club, according to the Mirror’s Darren Lewis.
Crystal Palace forward Zaha, 27, is regarded as one of the most creative and attacking wingers in the Premier League right now and has been linked with a big move away from the club for the last 12 months.
Zaha almost made the move to join a big club last summer, but his hefty price tag meant that no club wanted to pay £50 million to secure a transfer deal and he had to stay put.
But the winger has been back in the headlines over the past few weeks and Chelsea have been linked with a transfer move, even though they do not need anymore wingers, and amid all the speculation, Lewis has claimed that Zaha should be allowed to leave for a bigger club.
The Ivorian has been involved in 60 Premier League goals (37 goals, 23 assists) while at Selhurst Park, 28 more than any other player for the club in the competition.
“He has carried the club at times on his back,” he told Super Sunday Matchday. “It is very easy for people to turn round and criticise players who say they want to move on.
“But he has, he has been a fantastic servant for Palace and if somebody is willing to pay the money, I do not really see any reason why he should not be allowed to go.”
It is easy to see why Zaha has had his head turned by big clubs, but Palace sticking a massive price tag on his head means that he is not able to make that step up to a bigger club.
He is far too good to stay at Palace and deserves to be at a club like Chelsea, playing for big trophies and in a team that will be in the Champions League.
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