Palace kid Zaha commits to England after agonising 24 hours

Crystal Palace attacker Wilfried Zaha has decided to commit his international future to England.

Crystal Palace attacker Wilfried Zaha has decided to commit his international future to England.

The Daily Mail says Zaha will join up with England today after a night spent agonising over his dramatic call-up from Roy Hodgson.

The Crystal Palace sensation, also a target for Ivory Coast where he was born, was due to be picked up in an FA car at 5am today from his south London home and driven to Manchester, to link up with the squad for Wednesday’s friendly in Sweden, but only after hours of frantic negotiations between the forward’s representatives, Palace officials and the FA.

Before those talks, Zaha took a call from Ivory Coast captain Didier Drogba on Wednesday urging him to play for the country of his birth at the Africa Cup of Nations in January.

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