Wilfried Zaha to Chelsea latest: Transfer ‘agreed’ with alternative, pundit makes Everton claim

Wilfried Zaha’s future is in the headlines once again, with the Crystal Palace winger rumoured to be eyeing a January move away from Selhurst Park.

Zaha came close to leaving south London in the summer, with Arsenal and Everton both having bids rejected for the Ivory Coast international.

But now, Chelsea are thought to be interested, with Tottenham also reportedly in the frame.

We could have a big London tug-of-war on our hands.

With that said, football.london takes a look at the Zaha transfer rumours. Here is everything we know so far.

Zaha’s perfect club

Amid concerns that Zaha could be on the move in January, Crystal Palace legend John Salako has outlined exactly why a move to Chelsea would be perfect for the winger.

“Of course [there’s still concern he could leave in January]. I think Chelsea would probably be the best home for him after their ban,” Salako told LoveSportRadio.

Wilfried Zaha in action for Crystal Palace against Norwich City at Selhurst Park (Image: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

“They’ve got a really exciting young side there, and Wilf could come in and add to that.

“He could well move there, but Arsenal could come back with the money too. Anything could happen!”

Hodgson warning

Roy Hodgson has said he is ready for a renewed battle to keep Zaha at Crystal Palace.

“We’ve never wanted to lose him,” the Eagles boss said. “But, when you’re Crystal Palace – and I think Burnley would regard themselves in the same situation – when a player does exceptionally well and there’s lots of clubs after them and prepared to pay big money, it’s not always that easy to keep hold of them.

“We can’t say to Wilf, ‘You’ve got to stay with us because we’ll be Champions League next year’.

Wilfried Zaha celebrates after scoring against Burnley
(Image: Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

“I’m happy that [a summer transfer] didn’t materialise, I think he’s done exceptionally well to get over that and accept it and make certain he’s once again doing his level best for this…