Crystal Palace midfielder compares Wilfried Zaha with Gareth Bale

Crystal Palace midfielder Jonny Williams has compared Wilfried Zaha with Wales compatriot Gareth Bale and does not believe the Eagles can afford to lose him during the summer transfer window. The Ivory Coast international was the standout performer for the Eagles last term with nine goals across all competitions and his performances proved key to them beating the Premier League drop.

Despite this, there has been plenty of speculation surrounding the future of the former Manchester United but Williams remains hopeful that the attacker will stay put with the club, he told The Express: “I just think he'll be such a big miss [if he leaves]. A bit similar to when we play for Wales and we're missing Bale. It's that effect he has on the Crystal Palace team.


The Brazilian legend, Ronaldo de Assis Moreira popularly known as Ronaldinho partook in a friendly game in Honduras last month July, during a visit which saw him greeted by thousands of fans both inside and outside of the stadium and also at a shopping mall.

The 2005 Balloond'Or winner featured in one half each for the Honduran club sides Real Espana and Motagua during an exhibition game at the National Stadium in Tegulcigalpa.

Gareth Bale Hints At A Move Away From Real Madrid

Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale has added to speculation that he will leave the Spanish club at the end of the season. The spectacular overhead kick from the Welshman was responsible for Real Madrid winning the 13th Champions League title by overcoming Liverpool in the final. Real Madrid were able to get three consecutive Champions League titles to create history. Bale has been an integral part of the Real Madrid setup since making the £ 85 million move from Tottenham a couple of years ago. However, his importance in the team has reduced drastically in the current campaign with the winger being consistently on the sidelines.

Bale has claimed a fractious relationship with manager Zinedine Zidane as being the reason for not playing regularly. He claims that he was injured for only six weeks of the campaign, but the French manager never put him in the team. However, Bale’s introduction into the game against Liverpool was the turning point and it helped Real Madrid get a memorable victory.

Ryan Giggs Unconcerned Where Gareth Bale Plays Next Season

Wales head coach Ryan Giggs has said that he is not concerned as to which club Gareth Bale plays for next season. The attacker’s future remains in question at the Bernabeu after having fallen down the pecking order under Zinedine Zidane. Bale has struggled with numerous injuries over the past 18 months, and it appears that he is now at loggerheads with the manager, who is reluctant to play him from the starting line-up in every other game.

Manchester United could sell David de Gea on one condition

Manchester United could consider the potential sale of David de Gea to Real Madrid in the summer, should they receive Gareth Bale in a player-plus-cash deal. The Spain international has been constantly linked with a switch to Los Blancos since his failed transfer in the summer of 2015.

According to Don Balon, De Gea remains a probable target for Los Blancos in the summer with club president Florentino Perez planning an overhaul of the squad. Athletic Bilbao's Kepa Arrizabalaga had initially been touted as the prime target to bolster the goalkeeping department, but the interest has since diminished with the Spaniard deciding to sign a fresh deal with the Basque club.


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