De Boer compares Zaha to Neymar
Wilfried Zaha has been in comparison with Barcelona star Neymar by Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer.
Zaha has impressed De Boer because the Dutchman replaced Sam Allardyce at Selhurst Park in June, earning praise in the Premier League Asia Trophy in Hong Kong.
De Boer highlighted the former Manchester United attacker’s skill, likening it to Neymar, who is reportedly the topic of a world-record give from Paris Saint-Germain.
“He can make some half pass in among and he’s away,” said De Boer.
“That’s a high quality not several players have – to nevertheless [have] manage at the highest speed. Neymar has it. If I’ve to evaluate with one particular it is Neymar.”
“What he has in his capabilities I assume he is a good deal like, if we’ve got to give an example, for me it is Neymar,” De Boer added.
“He also has the rapid feet and he’s gone. Very skinny, so quick, each and every touch, just about every pass.”
Named Palace’s Player in the Season the previous two campaigns, Zaha scored seven Premier League objectives and assisted nine other folks in 2016-17.