Ian Holloway would love reported Everton target Wilfried Zaha to work under Jurgen Klopp or Mauricio Pochettino

Wilfried Zaha of Ivory Coast  during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final match between Ivory Coast and Algeria at Suez Stadium on July 11, 2019 in Suez, Egypt.

Everton will be hoping to challenge Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool for European places ahead of the new season.

12th August 2017, Selhurst Park, Crystal palace, London England; EPL Premier League football, Crystal Palace versus Huddersfield Town; Wilfried Zaha Of Crystal Palace on the ball

TalkSport pundit Ian Holloway has urged a Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola or a Mauricio Pochettino to 'get a hold of' Wilfried Zaha, who has been linked with a number of Premier League clubs this summer, including Everton.

The Telegraph recently claimed that Everton have denied making a second cash plus player offer for the Crystal Palace hitman, who is seemingly keen on leaving Selhurst Park. 

During the early part of his career, Zaha did make a move to Manchester United, but that didn't work out, as he has since taken his game to another level since returning to Palace. 


Speaking to Kick Off on TalkSport (29/07/2019 at 9:25 pm), Holloway, who managed Zaha when he was a youngster, admitted that he would love to see him playing for a team in the Champions League. 

"I would love one of these top managers to get hold of him," Holloway told TalkSport. "I think Roy has been brilliant with him. I think Ray Lewington have really affected him in a brilliant way. I think he's outstanding.

"I would love a Guardiola to get hold of him, a Klopp to get hold of him, even a Pochettino. But he could [play in a Man City, Liverpool or Spurs system]. He's a natural athlete. 

"I'm not sure he could move abroad, but I would have said Real Madrid [would be a club he could play for]. I honestly believe."

Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace shoots in the build up to his team's third goal during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and AFC Bournemouth at Selhurst Park on May 12, 2019...

The summer transfer window will slam shut on August 8 and it remains to be seen whether Zaha will still be a Palace player come the deadline. 

Everton are still being active in the market, Liverpool are yet to conclude a major deal, Spurs are still seemingly looking to add to their squad, whilst City seemingly are happy with the squad they have at their disposal. 

Given how important a player like Zaha is to Palace, it would be a surprise if they were to part ways with him cheaply, so that decreases his chances of leaving because a team would have to slump up big-money for his services in what is now a short space of time. 

Lucas Moura of Tottenham, Wilfried Zaha of Palace and Kieran Trippier of Tottenham during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur at Selhurst Park on...

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