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Wilfried Zaha transfer: Manchester United would net £15million if former player leaves Crystal Palace this summer


Manchester United will reportedly make around £15million if Wilfried Zaha leaves Crystal Palace this summer.

Zaha has previously spoken of his desire to win trophies – something which is unlikely while he remains at his boyhood club – while he’s also admitted he wants to play in the Champions League.

Man United are set to profit off Zaha’s expected summer transfer
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Zaha allegedly told Steve Parish, the Palace chairman, earlier this week that now is the time for him to move on, hoping the club sanction his departure this summer.

However, if the Eagles are to part ways with their talisman, they would be looking at getting in the region of £80million for him.


According to the Daily Mail, United will take 20 per cent of any profit made on Zaha’s transfer, due to a sell-on clause they inserted into the deal which took him back to Selhurst Park from Old Trafford.

This would amount to around £15million were Palace to sell Zaha for their £80million asking price.

The Ivory Coast international was the last signing ever made by Sir Alex Ferguson, when he joined United for £10million in 2013.

But, Zaha never got to play under the legendary Scot and found his opportunities limited under his successor, David Moyes, playing just four times, before being loaned to Cardiff and then returning to Palace.

Zaha found his chances limited at Man United
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who worked with Zaha at Cardiff, said the move to Man United may have come too early for the forward.

“He was a great lad, he worked hard to improve and it was maybe too early for him when he came to United,” Solskjaer has said.

“It is great to see him playing well now.”

 

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