Zaha Could Link Up With Ivory Coast

Zaha Could Link Up With Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast could insist that injured Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha reports for duty over the international break.

Zaha missed the Eagles’ FA Cup quarter-final defeat at Watford over the weekend due to a hamstring injury.

Manager Roy Hodgson said after that loss it would have been an “enormous risk” to play Zaha at Vicarage Road and was unsure whether he will be fit for their next Premier League clash against Huddersfield after the international break.

 

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The Ivory Coast named Zaha in their squad to face Rwanda on Saturday in an African Cup of Nations qualifying match and do have the right to assess the injury themselves, but it remains unclear if they will ask the Palace star to travel or not at this stage.

 

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