WILFRIED ZAHA revealed he was an Arsenal fan as a boy – and stays one, leaving the Gunners devoted satisfied he’ll transfer to the Emirates this summer season.
SunSport instructed you that the Gunners wish to take a look at Crystal Palace’s resolve by making a bid for his or her star later within the switch window.
A video has emerged on social media of Zaha being interview by Italian journalist Alessandro Schiavone in 2017.
And when requested which staff the Palace star supported as a toddler, he stated: “Arsenal. Nonetheless do.”
Palace have slapped an £80million price ticket on the sought-after winger.
However Unai Emery will solely have £40m out there to spend if Arsenal fail to beat Chelsea within the Europa League ultimate and qualify for the Champions League.
Subsequently, the Gunners are more likely to wait till later in the summertime to make a transfer, hoping Eagles chiefs will budge on their valuation.
However Zaha’s revelation has made Arsenal followers hopeful they may get their man this summer season.
One wrote on Reddit: “Actually hope he can push for a transfer if we do get Champions League.”
Whereas one other added: “I really feel he is acquired the potential to resolve our winger issues.”
“He is direct, he is good at taking over gamers and he is acquired some targets in him.”
And a 3rd stated: “He’d be a very high quality participant within the squad. He’s all the pieces I actually want Iwobi can be.”
Emery needs so as to add extra homegrown expertise to his staff, making Zaha one among his prime switch priorities.
The Palace winger scored ten targets and grabbed ten assists for the Eagles final season.