Sport Townsend praises Zaha following remarkable turnaround

17:21  04 january  2018
17:21  04 january  2018 Source:   readsport.co

Zaha “easily good enough” for Gunners says Wright

  Zaha “easily good enough” for Gunners says Wright Arsenal legend Ian Wright has stated that Crystal Palace winger Wilfred Zaha is ‘easily good enough’ to play for the Gunners, with Arsenal recently being linked with the player, Football London reports. With Arsenal and their North London rivals Tottenham both linked with the player, Wright believes that the Ivorian international would be a useful addition to either side and has urged his former club to do everything they can to sign the winger. Zaha has impressed at Selhurst Park since the arrival of Roy Hodgson, finding the back of the net four times, and has been the Eagles’ stand out performer. When asked about Zaha and the possibility of his former side making a move, Wright said: “Spurs have been linked. Arsenal have been linked, on ability wise, he is easily good enough. To play in a certain system, I’m not sure. He is a maverick.” With Palace bracing themselves for offers for Zaha in January, they may face a tough task in order to keep their star player at Selhurst Park for the second half of the season.

Speaking ahead of Crystal Palace's trip to Southampton, Andros Townsend has praised Wilfired Zaha 's role in turning Palace's fortunes around . Palace, and Zaha , will be hoping to continue their remarkable run when they visit Southampton on Tuesday.

Andros Townsend has praised Wilfried Zaha 's performance for Crystal Palace in their victory over Huddersfield Town, amid efforts to avoid relegation. Follow BeSoccer on Facebook.

According to 90min, Andros Townsend has spoken ahead of the trip to Southampton praising Wilfried Zaha’s recent performances that have turned Palace’s luck around.

Last time out, Crystal Palace achieved something that no other team in the Premier League have done this season and that is keep a clean sheet against top-of-the-table Manchester City in their goalless draw on Sunday. This ended the Citizens eighteen-game winning run.

The Eagles recorded only their second home clean sheet of the season against the top scorers of the league and that point made sure that they entered 2018 above the relegation zone with just one point separating them from 18th place.

Sanchez double secures win

  Sanchez double secures win Alexis Sanchez scored twice as Arsenal ended Crystal Palace's eight-match unbeaten run with an entertaining 3-2 victory.Alexis Sanchez scored twice as Arsenal ended Crystal Palace's eight-match unbeaten run with an entertaining 3-2 victory at Selhurst Park on Thursday.

To Start receiving timely alerts please follow the below steps This indeed is a remarkable turnaround by the 22-year-old. It is not at all easy to change the mind of a manager like Mourinho who is known for his stubborn attitude.

Wilfried Zaha magic returns right on time for Crystal Palace as Andros Townsend hails winger Wilfried Zaha , making his first start since February 4, was in excellent form Andros Townsend praised Zaha 's impact after their win over a relegation rival

After a shocking start to the season, Crystal Palace have now only lost one of their last ten league games under Roy Hodgson, having lost 13 of their previous 16. The Eagles will, of course, feel that they should’ve gained all three points against the league leaders, but Luka Milivojevic’s injury-time penalty was saved by Ederson when Zaha was brought down by Raheem Sterling.

Speaking to the Crystal Palace club website, Townsend exalted the Ivorian winger in Palace’s revival: “I can’t speak highly enough of him, he’s been incredible this season.”

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“His first game back was our first win, so that pretty much says it all. He’s been terrorising teams week after week in a Palace shirt, and long may that continue.”

Arsenal mark Arsene Wenger's big day with win at Crystal Palace

  Arsenal mark Arsene Wenger's big day with win at Crystal Palace Arsenal marked Arsene Wenger's record-equalling match as a Premier League manager by winning 3-2 at Crystal Palace. At a time when there are still doubts about Wenger's abilities despite his remarkable longevity - in overseeing his 810th Premier League fixture the Frenchman equalled the record of Sir Alex Ferguson - his team displayed so many of the traits he inspires.They often outplayed their hosts, securing victory when a finish from Shkodran Mustafi and two goals from Alexis Sanchez ensured they remain sixth and continue their push for the top four, but were also frequently stretched.

Wilfried Zaha celebrates scoring the first goal for Crystal Palace against Leicester. To have in effect guaranteed their status before the end of April is remarkable . Cabaye and McArthur were excellent, while Andros Townsend was irrepressible.

Follow a quick turnaround between flights. The team needs a big turnaround after their loss last week. The company has achieved a remarkable turnaround in the past year.

“At the start of his return we were playing up front together so it was nice to link up with each other, play one-twos and make runs in behind, and play off each other,” Townsend said.

Palace, and Zaha will be hoping to continue their upturn in form against Southampton on Tuesday. The Eagles will equal the clubs’ Premier League record of five consecutive away matches unbeaten if they can avoid defeat against the Saints.

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Liverpool would be a great club for Zaha, says De Boer .
The striker could make a significant impact at Anfield or another big club should he leave Crystal Palace, according to the DutchmanFrank de Boer feels Liverpool would be a great option for Wilfried Zaha, who could "play for a much bigger club than Crystal Palace", according to the Dutchman.

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