Louis van Gaal has said he will wait until maybe late August before deciding on the future of former Crystal Palace star winger Wilfried Zaha, who is still only 21 years old.
Wilfried Zaha – could be good acquisition for Newcastle
Wilfried has not seen any action in the two games Manchester United have played on their current tour of the United States, but van Gaal has been quoted as saying he will give Zaha a chance.
“I have a lot of strikers and I have already said we have no balance in there.” “Maybe the next time I can use Zaha, but he is working good and doing all that I demand.”
Newcastle were interested in the player while he was at Palace, with Alan Pardew very interested in bringing the player to Newcastle, but he joined the Red Devils 18 months ago for around £12M, but he will be available for a lot less if he is sold this summer.
But he had a terrible season last season – as did a number of other United players – and he played only 4 times for David Moyes’ team before going on loan to Cardiff City in Jnauary, where he played 11 times – so he will be looking for a lot more playing time next season.
One piece of news doing the rounds is that the attitude of the 21-year-old has worried the powers that be at the Manchester club – especially his performances in training.
But there’s no way of knowing whether that’s true and could be a slight against the youngster.
Alan Pardew has said Newcastle are ready to bring in more players this summer, but he has also stressed hey have to be the right players – and at the right price.
One of those players could turn out to be Zaha, and at say £6M he could be a decent buy for the club, and this lad has undoubted creativity and skills on the ball – a type of player who would excite Newcastle fans.
We think he would be a decent acquisition for Newcastle United.
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