Palace boss Holloway: Man Utd move heaped pressure on Zaha

Crystal Palace boss Ian Holloway is counting on Wilfried Zaha to inspire them through the promotion playoffs.

Crystal Palace boss Ian Holloway is counting on Wilfried Zaha to inspire them through the promotion playoffs.

Eagles boss Holloway says Zaha is still getting to grips with fame after sealing a £15million move to Manchester United.

But the winger will lead Palace’s attack in Friday’s Championship play-off semi-final first leg against Brighton at Selhurst Park.

Holloway said: “That boy has had a tough season, he’s been catapulted to stardom.

“It is not what he asked for — it just happens and I think he’s handled it brilliantly.

“He’s going to the right club with the right manager.

“And he will be with the right group of players to teach him what he doesn’t know and to add to what he does do — which is completely awesome at times.”

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