Three players Crystal Palace should target if they lose Wilfried Zaha

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.

Crystal Palace are reportedly at risk of losing their star forward Wilfried Zaha but who should they replace him with?

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

After a terrific season which saw him score and assist a combined 20 goals, Wilfried Zaha has attracted two of the biggest names in the Premier League.

Arsenal and Manchester United are reportedly keen to sign the Ivory Coast international and the Eagles have set a mammoth asking price of £100 million to let him go in the summer. 

Zaha leaving would create a massive void that Roy Hodgson would have to fill before the start of next season and here are three players Palace should consider to replace their star forward:


Joe Lolley:

The 26-year-old Nottingham Forest star has been in fine form this season in the Championship and his performances have reportedly attracted interest from Palace and Watford. 

Nottingham Forest's Joe Lolley during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Nottingham Forest at Portman Road on March 16, 2019 in Ipswich, England.

Lolley has 11 goals and 11 assists to his name in the Championship this season and he could have a brilliant impact for the Eagles. Lolley would bring in a lot more creativity than Zaha and his numbers this season are enough proof that he can match the Ivory Coast international in terms of goals.

Said Benrahma:

The next Riyad Mahrez? Benrahma has been a phenomenal addition to Brentford's squad this season and, like his international teammate, he is a menace to deal with and he has the potential to light up Selhurst Park. 

Said Benrahma of Brentford celebrates with the match ball during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Hull City at Griffin Park on February 23, 2019 in Brentford, England.

Benrahma has scored 10 goals and provided 15 assists for the Bees this season in the Championship and a move to the Premier League will only make him better. Palace could have a real star on their hands in the Algerian and they should have him high on their shortlist of potential replacements.

Robert Skov:

Not really a like for like replacement for Wilfried Zaha but Robert Skov would still be an outstanding addition to Crystal Palace's squad.

Robert Skov of FC Copenhagen scores the 1-1 goal on a penalty during the Danish Superliga match between FC Copenhagen and Brondby IF at Telia Parken Stadium on May 5, 2019 in Copenhagen,...

The Dane has scored 30 goals in all competitions for Copenhagen this season and he could potentially be an upgrade on Zaha in the coming years.

Skov is a set-piece specialist and he has converted seven direct free kicks this season. The 22-year-old has all the traits in him to become a star and Palace should help him achieve that goal.

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