Arsenal-linked Wilfried Zaha has said Emirates is one the best away stadiums in the Premier League. He has also mentioned Etihad stadium as the other one.
The winger was a priority signing for Gunners under Unai Emery. However, the owners decided to sign Nicolas Pepe on a record transfer.
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In his Q&A on Twitter, Arsenal-linked Wilfried Zaha described Emirates as one of the best away stadiums. He also took the name of Manchester City’s home stadium Etihad. When Unai Emery was the manager, he made the signing of Zaha a priority. However, the owners decided to ignore his opinions. They ended up signing Nicolas Pepe on a record transfer from Lille.
However, this has not ended rumors of Zaha to Arsenal. This is because of the ambitions of the player for the future. Zaha has openly admitted that he wants to play European football before he retires. However, it certainly looks like Crystal Palace might not fulfill his dream. Hence, he will have to move on to fulfill his dream. Therefore, the next summer is going to be a perfect chance to fulfill his European dream.
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This is the best chance for Wilfried Zaha to get a move to one of the top European sides. It is because his contract will be over at Crystal Palace the next summer. The problem was always negotiating with Crystal Palace for the player. They demanded a fee of over 75 million for Zaha. Many reports also claim that this was the reason Arsenal also did not explore the move further that summer.
Hence, if he wants to go, the winger should not sign any sort of contract extension. Wilfried Zaha is the sort of player that deserves to play Champions League in his career. Time and time again he has helped Crystal Palace avoid the relegation battle. Despite, the young exciting signings under Patrick Viera, Zaha continues to be their most important player.
The move to Arsenal is also a possibility. This is because Mikel Arteta wants to sign a winger in the January transfer window. Hence, there is an outside chance that Zaha can force a move to the Emirates. Although, if he cannot, there will be a chance to sign for them on a free transfer.
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