Wilfried Zaha has been at Manchester United for one day - And already caused a stir...

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The new signing has made the innocent but disastrous mistake of wearing a T-shirt that may make one of his elder team-mates very angry or very amused. What will Ryan Giggs make of his choice of attire?

Manchester United have completed the signing of Wilfried Zaha for a reported fee of £15 million and with that signing have surely snapped up one of the country’s most exciting and most precocious of talents.

Fast, strong, agile and skilful it would not be going too far to suggest that Zaha has similar attributes to another former young starlet at Old Trafford; a certain Cristiano Ronaldo. With that in mind you can think of nowhere better for him to kick on his football education, albeit after a wonderful job has been done by Crystal Palace in his development, then with United.

The deal will see him returning to Palace to help them with their promotion push on a loan-deal till the end of the season and the parting has been amicable from both sides; with The Eagles now hoping that talk of the move will stop completely.

While the recently capped England international is perhaps chomping at the bit to become involved for his illustrious new club after events concerning his medical he may just be best waiting until the end of the campaign before he joins up with his new team-mates.

The reason for any apprehension would be down to the attire he decided to wear for the medical proceedings; layering a t-shirt under a leather jacket. Seems fine to me? Except the tee had a distinctive logo of a very attractive young lady adorning the front of it; a certain woman called Imogen Thomas.

For those not fully aware of the world of celebrity culture and reality TV Thomas was a one-time Miss Wales and Big Brother contestant who has since become a very successful lingerie model in her own right. She is also famous for sleeping with married father of two; and international football legend Ryan Giggs.

Giggs is one of the most senior men at Old Trafford and with plans to carry on next season Zaha is going to have to come face-to-face with Giggsy at some point where I am certain the topic of discussion may turn to the young lad’s unfortunate wardrobe choice. While clearly an honest mistake it may have not been the best way to make a first impression with a player so engrained in the club that he may as well be in the brickwork.

However a few people are now starting to cast doubt on the true identity of the scantily clad woman on the front of his t-shirt it doesn’t really matter; as Zaha probably didn’t even take a second glance when he took it off his hanger.

Either way it should make for an interesting first meeting.

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