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Crystal Palace ace Zaha: Man Utd never gave me fair chance

Crystal Palace ace Wilfried Zaha has spoken of his struggles at Manchester United.

The Ivory Coast superstar also rues not playing for the legendary manager who signed him – as Alex Ferguson stepped down at the end of the 2012-13 season.

The frontman, 28, who rejoined Crystal Palace in 2015, told The Greatest Game with Jamie Carragher podcast: “I lost myself…

"I definitely feel like I should have got more opportunities. I feel like the only way you're going to learn and grow in confidence is by playing. I don't think I was given a fair chance.

“If I was to go in there now… I'd put across to everyone, 'this is how I play, I'm going to take on players, I may lose the ball but I will get an opportunity and I will score or I will assist someone'.

“Just showing everyone I am me and they've got to accept it. That's the only thing I regret, not showing me real self."


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