In the wealth of information gathered here and there, Ivorian international Wilfried Zaha. Author of a great season, the 25-year-old likes the quartet of the English league.have the freshly defending champion, Manchester City.
Indeed, according to a revelation of the Daily Mirror, the citizens are keen to recruit the member of Crystal Palace. To recruit the young Ivorian, the English newspaper indicates that the champion of England 2018 is ready to put on the table of Eagles 50 million pounds (More than 37 billion F CFA).
Even as the story of an increased interest in sky blues for the native of Abidjan circumnavigates the world sports press, in Ivory Coast, the new delighted little. And for good reason, local observers find that at age 25, Manchester City would be a risky bet for their compatriot.
The bookmakers advance as arguments, the plethoric number of the club of the north of England. Certainly, in his winger position, there are big potential competitors like Raheem Sterling, Bernardo Silva, Leroy Sané etc. The bitter memory of his passing at Manchester United’s neighbor is still alive.
It was in 2013. And if the former kid of London seems to have more lived, the Ivorian sports press to doubt the plans of the current manager of the “Shark Team”. A certain Pep Guardiola. Ivorians do not carry too much in their hearts the Spanish coach. They reproach him with “racist” impulses.
“Guardiola chased Eto’o (Samuel) from Barcelona”, “It’s Guardiola who ended Yaya Toure’s career. He arrives in Barcelona and prefers the novice Busquets (Sergio), he then arrives in Manchester City and puts an end to the shouts of Yaya Touré “,” Guardiola is bad! “.
These are the words that Ivorian fans often hold about the Catalan coach. While an Ivorian still finds the Manchester City club after the failure of Wilfried Bony and a Yaya Toure initially forced by his coach, the new delight little fans of Elephants.
“Unless Zaha is tempted by the idea of winning trophies, or even doubling her salary, I will not advise her to sign in City. After, if he does not feel any embarrassment to play the second knives … He will have to do much to have time of play in this manpower of Manchester City “, comments an observer.
As a reminder, the Ivorian international is under contract with Crystal Palace until June 2022. He finished the 2017-2018 season of Premier League with 9 goals in 29 games.