Wilfried Zaha 'considering shock Cristiano Ronaldo link-up in Saudi Arabia after Al-Nassr sound him out over transfer' | The Sun
WILFRIED ZAHA is considering becoming the next big name to join the Saudi Pro League after rejecting multiple offers to extend his Crystal Palace contract, according to reports.
The 30-year-old is out of contract with the Eagles at the end of the season and is currently on £130,000 a week.
Zaha has been at Crystal Palace since rejoining from Manchester United in 2015 and is now approaching a crossroads in his career.
The Evening Standard reported that Cristiano Ronaldo's Al Nassr are one of three Saudi clubs to have sounded the Ivorian out over a free transfer in the summer.
The report adds that Zaha is understood to be interested in the Saudi switch despite AC Milan also wanting the forward.
Following Ronaldo's arrival in December the Saudis are keen to add more high profile names to the league having seen the impact the former Manchester United man has had on attendances andoverseas viewing figures.
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The report adds that the other two interested clubs are Al-Hillal and Al-Ittihad.
The forward has six goals and two assists in 19 Premier League appearances this season.
Zaha has made 450 appearances for Palace but appears set to leave this summer.
The Ivorian has missed the last three matches with a hamstring injury, but returned to training last week in a big boost to Palace who are yet to win in 2023.
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Zaha moved from Palace to Man Utd in 2013 but was mysteriously sidelined following an impressive pre-season as he struggled to break into the first team.
But after impressing over the summer, he played just 28 minutes in the Premier League for United and was sent out on loan to Cardiff that January.
He returned to Selhurst Park just one year after leaving, and has remained at the club ever since.
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