Arsenal ‘set to launch shock Wilfried Zaha transfer bid but face competition from Monaco’ with star available for free


ARSENAL are set to launch a shock move for Wilfried Zaha but face competition from a host of clubs, according to reports.

The Crystal Palace star is set to leave the club on a free transfer this summer with his contract expiring.

Arsenal are set to make a move to sign Wilfried Zaha on a free transfer

Arsenal are set to make a move to sign Wilfried Zaha on a free transfer

Foot Mercato report that the Gunners are interested in the player and would be able to afford his supposedly hefty wages.

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Arsenal were interested in Zaha back in 2019 but instead opted to sign Nicolas Pepe from Lille.

The likes of Bundesliga duo Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund are also keen on snapping up the Ivorian international on a free transfer.

Ligue 1 side Monaco are also in the race but may reportedly be priced out.

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Zaha wants to stay in Europe and play Champions League level football next season.

However, he is set to be offered lucrative deals by Saudi Arabian sides Al-Nassr and Al-Ittihad that could tempt him away.

The 30-year-old has played 455 times for Crystal Palace, netting 89 goals.

He has found the back of the net just six times this season in 25 games.

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Zaha had a spell at Manchester United back in the 2013/14 but things did not go to plan and he swiftly returned to Palace where he begun his career.

The player was close to leaving Selhurst Park last summer when Chelsea came calling but the transfer