Report: Tottenham Hotspur target Wilfried Zaha says he wants to leave Crystal Palace

Wilfried Zaha celebrates his goal with Andros Townsend (right) at Kassam Stadium on July 21, 2018 in Oxford, England.

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has been a long-term admirer of Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha.

Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and AFC Bournemouth at Selhurst Park on May 12, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

According to the Daily Mail, reported Tottenham Hotspur target Wilfried Zaha has told Crystal Palace that he wants to leave.

Spurs have been long-term admirers of Zaha, as reported by the Daily Express, and the skilful wide-man has informed Palace that he wants to play Champions League football.

Tottenham will have that on offer next season, and they may even be able to present Zaha with the opportunity to play for the European champions.

 

Mauricio Pochettino’s side claimed a top four place and also play in the Champions League final against Liverpool on June 1st.

That means a move to White Hart Lane could appeal to Zaha, who is now very eager to test himself at the highest level.

Wilfried Zaha of Palace during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on April 21, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

Palace are desperate to keep their star man, but there is a feeling around Selhurst Park that he will move on this summer.

However, the Eagles are said to want £80 million for the wide-man, and that could cause complications for Spurs.

Tottenham just haven’t spent that sort of fee on any player in their history, and they would have to smash their transfer record to bring Zaha in.

Palace player Wilfried Zaha looks on during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Crystal Palace at Cardiff City Stadium on May 04, 2019 in Cardiff, United Kingdom.

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