Ex-Man Utd Winger Credits Hodgson For Football Development

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has lauded his manager Roy Hodgson for his impact on his game amidst heavy transfer rumours linking him with a move away from the club.

The former Manchester United player sang the praise of Roy Hodgson during an interview with Starsport.

According to him, he has become a better footballer under Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson since he took charge of the first team at Selhurst Park.

Ex-England national team manager Hodgson was appointed manager at Crystal Palace after four games into last season.

The Eagles had lost all four of their Premier League games at the start of last season but he was able to galvanise the players and also secure the club’s top flight status for this season.

Ivorian international Zaha won the penalty that gave Crystal Palace a 1-0 win at Newcastle United via a Luka Milivojevic success from the spot.

The win over the Magpies has ensured that Crystal Palace will play Premier League football for another season.

Wilfried Zaha has been at the centre of the good things at Crystal Palace and it’s not surprising that the winger has been linked with a return to Old Trafford.

The 26-year-old had a largely forgettable time at Manchester United whom he joined from Crystal Palace in January 2013 before returning to his boyhood club Crystal Palace two years later.

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