Crystal Palace are braced for January interest in Wilfried Zaha after the Ivory Coast star’s outstanding start to the season.
Zaha netted his eighth goal in 14 Premier League games against Leicester – double his tally from last season.
Mauricio Pochettino – who tried to sign the former Manchester United winger at Tottenham – is about to take charge of Paris-Saint Germain.
Serie A leaders Milan have also been linked with the 28-year-old who is under contract until June 2023.
Palace turned down interest from Spurs, Arsenal and Everton in 2019 before chairman Steve Parish promised a “happy ending” for Zaha if the right offer came in.
After a poor last season, Zaha is back to his best in this campaign playing in a more central striking role. And he is on track to smash his Premier League record of 10 goals 2018/19.
Eagles manager Roy Hodgson said: “He is getting a lot of praise and it is fully deserved. We are very pleased with him and the passion he showed throughout the game against Leicester.
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“We are pleased with the effort and the desire he is showing. It is great he is getting reward with goals and it is great a lot of those goals have been very good goals.
“There is no doubt that he can prove to people that he has added goalscoring powers as well as his powers of dribbling and holding onto the ball when creating chances.
“He is going to prove to everyone what an exceptionally good players he is but he doesn’t have to prove it to us because he does it on a regular basis.
“We believe he is an exceptionally good player.”
As well as his eight goals, Zaha has chipped in with two assists and has worn the captain’s armband at times this season.
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