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Ex-Crystal Palace boss Holloway on Zaha: I thought 'you can't be as good as Ince'

Former Crystal Palace boss Ian Holloway has spoken of the first time he saw Wilfried Zaha.

Holloway was Palace manager when Palace sold a young Zaha to Manchester United.

He recalled to Palace TV: “I didn't believe what I was being told at [co-owner] Stephen Browett's house. His family were saying: 'Wilf, he's just brilliant. He's just too good for the division.'

“Because I'd had some wingers who I thought were really good - Tom Ince and Matt Phillips - I thought: 'You can't be that good.' So I watched that game [v Blackburn Rovers] and he did things I didn't think were possible."

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