Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha was not close to Arsenal move in summer, says Roy Hodgson | Football News |

Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha was not close to Arsenal move in summer, says Roy Hodgson | Football News |

Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha was not close to Arsenal move in summer, says Roy Hodgson | Football News |

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Roy Hodgson expects Wilfried Zaha to perform at his best in every match, irrespective of the opposition

Roy Hodgson expects Wilfried Zaha to perform at his best in every match, irrespective of the opposition

Wilfried Zaha was “not very close at all” to joining Arsenal during the summer, according to Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson.

The Gunners reportedly made a bid of £40m for Zaha in July before interest from Everton in the Palace forward, and he is reported to have handed in a transfer request late in the window.

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Hodgson’s side are at Arsenal on Sunday, and he was asked at his pre-match press conference how close Zaha was to moving to the Emirates Stadium.

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