Ian Holloway, Crystal Palace manager, has admitted that he tried to sign back Wilfried Zaha on loan from Manchester United on the final day of the transfer window.
Holloway revealed that he contacted Manchester United and David Moyes “just in case” there was a slim chance of taking Wilfried Zaha back on loan deal.
Manchester United signed Zaha from Crystal Palace back in January, as part of the deal United loaned the England winger back to Crystal Palace for the remainder of the season, in which he helped them get promotion to the Premier League.
Speaking ahead of this weekends fixtures to their club website, Holloway said:
“I have asked about a loan for Wilfried Zaha but David [Moyes] will select him at the right time
“I asked about him in the last day of the transfer window…just in case.”
Manchester United take on Crystal Palace in there second home game of the season this Saturday lunch-time, with new signing Marouane Fellaini likely to make his debut.