Previous
United States
Ecuador
12:00 AM UTC May 26, 2016
Game Details
Orlando City SC
Philadelphia Union
11:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Sydney FC
Shandong Luneng Taishan
2
2
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 3 - 3
Game Details
Pumas UNAM
Independiente del Valle
(3) 2
(5) 1
FT-Pens
Leg 2Aggregate: 3 - 3Independiente del Valle wins 5-3 on Penalty Kicks.
Game Details
Serbia
Cyprus
2
1
LIVE 74'
Game Details
Romania
Congo DR
6:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Next
ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Tottenham not among clubs chasing Zaha

Tottenham Hotspur are not in the race to sign Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha in the January transfer window, ESPN understands.

Zaha made his Palace debut as a 17-year-old in March 2010
Zaha made his Palace debut as a 17-year-old in March 2010

Zaha is one of the most highly-coveted young talents in England, with several top Premier League clubs all believed to be hoping to sign the 20-year-old in the summer if not before.

Premier League leaders Manchester United, champions Manchester City, Arsenal and Liverpool have all been linked with the Ivory Coast-born England international along with Tottenham.

However, ESPN has learned that Spurs are not in the market for Zaha, who is valued by Palace at £20 million.

Palace chairman Steve Parish is confident of keeping hold of his club's prize asset until the summer at least.

“Right now, we’re concentrating on trying to get out of this league and the best way of doing that is adding to what we’ve got, not losing players,” he told talkSPORT last week. “I think he will be a Palace player until the summer and then we will look at it. Obviously, we will look at anything that anybody offers us because we would be mad not to.

“If we feel we can move the club forward from doing certain things, then we will. So, never say never. But, right now, we are focused on trying to keep everyone in the squad.”

Zaha has scored five league goals this season, just one shy of his tally in the competition for the whole of last term.

Born in the Ivorian capital Abidjan, Zaha moved to south-east London as a four-year-old. He represented England at various youth levels before making his senior debut against Sweden last November. However, because that match was a friendly fixture, he is still currently eligible to switch allegiance to the country of his birth.

- Pick your Premier League fantasy squad for the second half of the season now and challenge your friends.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.