Cape Town - Crystal
Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has marked the Chelsea fixture in October
as his target to come back into the fray following a knee injury.
The 24-year-old has been unavailable since the first game of the
Premier League campaign but has returned to do light training and is
eager to play against the Blues on October 14.
“I am getting stronger. I am trying to be back for the Chelsea game.
It is hard to watch as obviously I want to help the team going through
this hard patch," he said, as quoted by the Evening Standard.
"That is why I am working so hard at the gym to help the team as soon as possible.”
Zaha was also asked about the sacking of manager Frank de Boer, after
only four Premier League games, and he thinks the former Ajax manager
probably deserved more time.
He added: “I slightly think he should have got a bit more time, as it
is not easy to transition from how we used to play to the way we play
now. But football is ruthless. If you are not getting the results you