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Yannick Bolasie Has Made An Outrageous Claim About Wilfried Zaha

Yannick Bolasie Has Made An Outrageous Claim About Wilfried Zaha

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has the same level of ability as Barcelona superstar Neymar, according to his team-mate Yannick Bolasie.

Zaha is currently enjoying probably his most productive Premier League season to date, with seven goals and as many assists to date, with his latest stand-out performance coming in Monday's 3-0 win over Arsenal - where Zaha set-up two of the goals.

At 24, he's not a kid anymore, and Bolasie insists that the once-inconsistent winger who failed at Manchester United has now blossomed into one of Europe's leading talents.

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The former Manchester United man has thrived since returning to Selhurst Park. Image: PA

Speaking via the Evening Standard, Bolasie gushed: "He can go as far as he wants.

"I said the other day that he's got the same kind of ability as Neymar and people were raising their eyebrows.


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"But now they're starting to see it and nobody is saying anything anymore! I'm just kind of laughing to myself and I'm like 'Well, I said that already'.

"It's whether people take notice or not. He's catching the eye now and doing well for himself. At the moment, he's helping Palace a lot."

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Can Zaha keep up with Neymar on the dance floor, though?

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Zaha has been linked with moves away from Palace this summer, most recently with Pep Guardiola's Manchester City, but is he really ready for another move to one of football's super powers again?

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As good as Neymar? Yannick Bolasie thinks Zaha has the same ability as the Barcelona and Brazil star. Images: PA

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Or could he do with another campaign at Palace, where he can let his natural talent breathe with regular games?

And is he really already as talented as Neymar? What do you think?

Have your say in the comments section, below.

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Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Football, Wilfried Zaha, Neymar, Crystal Palace