Wilfried Zaha comments on facing Manchester United in FA Cup final

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Crystal Palace booked their place in the FA Cup final.

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha says Manchester United will be just another game for him as he focuses on winning the FA Cup for the South London club, the BBC reports.

Zaha came through the Palace youth ranks and after impressing immensely during his side’s promotion campaign from the Championship, he earned a big-money move to Old Trafford.

However, his spell as a United player ultimately ended in disappointment as he struggled to play regular first-team football and subsequently rejoined Palace on a permanent deal following a loan spell.

Now he will get the chance to put one over his former club as Palace booked a FA Cup final date with United following a 2-1 semi-final victory against Watford at Wembley.

Zaha, though, suggests he has no ill-feeling towards the Red Devils as he focuses on his current employers.

“Manchester United, personally it's just another game for me. I know it's an FA Cup final but what I mean is Manchester United are just another team now for me. I just want to win it for Palace,” Zaha told the BBC.

United will head in to the final as favourites following their 2-1 FA Cup semi-final win over Everton.

Palace do not exactly have the best of recent records against United, losing five and drawing one of their last six encounters with the South London club scoring just one goal in the process.

Still, Alan Pardew’s men will relish playing the final as underdogs and in the likes of Zaha, Yannick Bolasie and Connor Wickham, they have players who can hurt Louis van Gaal’s side.

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