Arsenal fans are crying out for a big-name signing this summer, and Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha is certainly a player who would excite the Emirates crowd.
As a boyhood Gunner, he seems very keen to make the switch to North London but as things stand, the club have yet to make a second bid following their opening £40m offer.
It’s likely that there will be further developments once Zaha returns from the African Cup of Nations. His Ivory Coast side face Algeria in the quarter-finals tomorrow.
The 26-year-old has been asked about his future, but he has given very little away in interviews. Many fans will see that as a good sign as he hasn’t ruled out a move to Arsenal.
Zaha would certainly offer the Gunners some much-needed pace and dribbling ability on the wings, as well as massive threat away from home on the counter-attack. This fan gives five reasons why the club must sign him this summer: