Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira says continued hypothesis over the way forward for Wilfried Zaha won’t be a distraction for both the participant or the membership.
Zaha’s five-year contract with Palace expires in the summertime of 2023 and he continues to be linked with a transfer away from Selhurst Park.
The Ivory Coast worldwide, who turns 30 on November 10, has but to agree a brand new take care of the Eagles, which imply golf equipment from exterior England might strategy him in January.
Vieira, although, insists it stays very a lot enterprise as traditional because the south London membership look to keep up their Premier League progress.
“It is not (a distraction) for him and it is not for the football club as well,” the Palace boss mentioned.
“We know how important it is for us and, again, he knows how much the fans, the club love him and we know how much he loves the football club as well.
“So the decision has to be his decision, and we will do everything in our side to keep him because he is an important player for the football club, but then we will see.
“At the moment, he is playing well, is performing well, and that is all that matters for now.”
Vieira advised a press convention: “If you take any player in the Premier League and you mention those names (of leading European clubs) to those players, that of course will have an impact.
“And when big teams like that have been mentioned, of course for any players in the Premier League, that creates an excitement.
“It will be his decision. Me as a manager and we (as a club) will do everything that we can to convince him to stay with us and to make him understand.
“The next couple of years can be really exciting for the football club, and of course we want him to be part of it. It is about where we want to go next.”
Palace head to West Ham on Sunday having received three of their previous 5 Premier League video games as they intention to push on into the highest half of the desk.
It is the primary of a run of three away video games forward of the World Cup break, which features a journey to Newcastle within the Carabao Cup earlier than heading to Nottingham Forest on November 12.
Palace have but to win on the highway this season, with three attracts and two defeats from 5 video games.
“We have to accept that away from home it’s difficult to manage the game the way we want and we have to accept the dominance of opposition teams,” Vieira mentioned.
“We have to accept we will suffer more away from home. At the moment when we suffer we concede away from home and that is not right if we want to win football matches.”