Wilfried Zaha is ready to commit his future to Crystal Palace and sign a new five-year deal, according to a report made by the Guardian.

The media outlet claims the 24-year-old has told the Eagles he wants to stay at Selhurst Park and sign a new contract worth £110,000 per week after securing Premier League football for next season.

The winger, who was crowned the club’s Player of the Season, was instrumental in the South Londoners’ survival, contributing with seven goals and nine assists.

The Ivory Coast international’s performances had not gone unnoticed, with Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Manchester City all rumoured to have been interested in acquiring him, however chairman Steve Parish, was adamant he would resist any offers for his key man.

Spurs have been the side most comminly linked with Zaha, with the White Hart Lane outfit reportedly lodging a bid for the former Manchester United man last summer.

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is expected to add a winger to his squad before next season, with Moussa Sissoko and Georges-Kevin N’Koudou failing to impress this term.

However, the latest rumblings suggest that Spurs will have to look elsewhere as Palace keep their star man.

The new five-year deal Zaha has been offered is thought to match the one Christian Benteke is currently on, making them the joint-highest earners at Selhurst Park.

Included in the new contract is an alleged clause that adds a percentage to any potential transfer fee in the future, should any club still pursue interest in the winger. Palace are rumoured to value the player at £40million.

Zaha, who came through the youth ranks at the Eagles, has once before left the club, when he joined Manchester United in 2012 for £10m, however his development stalled due to a lack of game time and was resigned in 2015.

Sam Allardyce will be keen to ensure the winger remains at Selhurst Park for the long term, as he is a vital component to the team’s chances of remaining in the Premier League and being competitive.


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