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Crystal Palace boss Vieira: Why Zaha so similar to Le Tissier

Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira says Wilfried Zaha is destined for the Premier League Hall of Fame.

Vieira has likened Zaha to Southampton great Matt Le Tissier.

He said, "Wilfried is a little bit like Matt Le Tissier I would say. When you play at Palace, at Southampton, you may not get the credit that you deserve if you're not playing in one of the top four, top five teams.

"Hopefully they will get to the Hall Of Fame because what they did for Crystal Palace and [Southampton] you can't take that away.

"Wilfried since he has been in this football club has been an important player, has got a special talent, delivering every year that's why I think it's important for people to recognize his talent."

Vieira believes careers like Zaha's should not be judged in the same way as those who hoover up team and personal honours.

"It's a different way of looking at quality, talented players," he insisted. "Wilfried Zaha and Matt Le Tissier, they deserve a lot of credit for what they achieved for their respective football clubs."

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