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Crystal Palace boss Vieira sees central future for Zaha

Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira can see Wilfried Zaha's future as a central striker.

Zaha has filled in as a central striker on occasion this season.

“I have to convince him and that will take time, but that is a position that I believe he can play," Vieira explained. “He's really strong at holding the ball, he is capable of linking the game and he can drop in the midfield.

“I believe this is a position that he can excel in for us. We've had a couple of conversations about that. He doesn't say no, but it takes him time to buy into it.

“Wilfried loves football. You put him on the right and he will complain, but he will still do the job. Put him up front and he will complain, but he will still do the job."

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