Wilfried Zaha shone again for Crystal Palace as they beat Leicester City 3-0 on Saturday.
The Ivory Coast international scored his fourth goal of the season to inspire the Eagles to a 3-0 win over Leicester City on Saturday, and has resurrected Palace after seven games without a point from the start of the campaign.
Leading pundit Redknapp was mesmerised with Zaha’s trickery at the King Power Stadium and feels that he is “vital” to Palace’s chances of top-flight survival.
"Hodgson has got Palace well organised and has made them hard to beat," Redknapp wrote in the Daily Mail.
"They are now unbeaten in seven, keeping clean sheets in three of those games. Even when Palace were rock bottom I maintained their squad was too talented to go down - particularly with Wilfried Zaha fit and firing.
"Some of the things Zaha was doing on the ball at Leicester were unbelievable. He is the best player outside the big six clubs and it is vital Hodgson keeps hold of him next month."
Redknapp’s comments suggest that he thinks Zaha can make the step up to a top-six club and his performances have reportedly drawn the eyes of the elite.
As Sky Sports report, Tottenham tried to sign Zaha in 2016 and will regret missing out after ending up with Moussa Sissoko and Georges-Kevin Nkoudou as alternatives.
Spurs could desperately do with a pacey dribbler to add some unpredictability to their attacking ranks and Zaha clearly has the approval of former midfielder Redknapp.
Zaha failed upon moving to Manchester United in 2013, but has since improved his consistency and end product significantly and deserves a second shot at a big club.
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