Palace warming to buy-and-return Zaha offer from Man Utd

Manchester United are locked in Crystal Palace talks for Wilfried Zaha.

Manchester United are locked in Crystal Palace talks for Wilfried Zaha.

The People says United are in talks with Crystal Palace about signing wonderkid Zaha – and then sending him straight back to Ian Holloway on loan.

Fergie is determined to beat rivals Tottenham and Arsenal to the young attacker and agree a fee with Palace.

United won’t stretch to the south London club’s £20million valuation but could play ball at a lower figure and let 20-year-old Zaha go back on loan.

Insiders reveal that Palace boss Holloway, who sees Zaha as a key asset in his battle for promotion, is warming to the idea. Chairman Steve Parish could also give it the thumbs-up if he is assured of a guaranteed sum – and Zaha’s continued services for the Championship high-fliers.

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