Crystal Palace suffer Wilfried Zaha blow

Crystal Palace suffer Wilfried Zaha blow
Wilfried Zaha

by Bertin Basson

Friday Aug 18, 2017. 18:00

Crystal Palace have suffered a massive blow with news that wing-wizard Wilfried Zaha will miss up to a month of action after suffering a knee injury during the club's opening 2017-18 Premier League fixture.

Although the Ivory Coast international finished the 90 minutes against Huddersfield, he departed Selhurst Park with a knee brace and it has now been confirmed that he will not play for around four weeks.

The news comes as a bitter blow for both the Eagles and the Elephants with Zaha set to miss upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers against Gabon, set to take place in early September.

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Zaha, 24, penned a new five-year contract with Palace earlier this year despite reported interest from elsewhere.

The South London club got their campaign off to the worst possible start; losing 3-0 at home to newly promoted Huddersfield.




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