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Arsenal urged to revive transfer interest in Zaha

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Wilfred Zaha will fit in well at Arsenal, as per club legend David Seaman who wants the Gunners to revive interest in the Crystal Palace star.

Arsenal legend David Seaman has urged the club to consider revisiting their supposed pursuit of Wilfred Zaha.

The Crystal Palace forward was strongly linked with a move to Emirates Stadium in the summer of 2019 after his best individual season in the Premier League.

Arsenal were reportedly frontrunners to sign Zaha but they instead chose to make fellow Ivorian Nicolas Pepe the most expensive signing in their history. Pepe completed a £72m deal from Lille to north London in August of the same year.

Speaking on a failed move to Arsenal earlier this year, Zaha admitted he was flattered to be subject of attraction from a club he has supported since his childhood.

The 28-year-old continues to maintain his worth as one of the best players in the Premier League and a Gunners favorite has urged the club to make a big move for the player.

Arsenal have struggled to create chances in the Premier League and Seaman believes Zaha could play a part in solving that problem.

“I think he would be a good addition to Arsenal because he’s a proven goalscorer,” the legendary former Gunners goalkeeper told the Target Men Podcast.

“I don’t know the reason why it hasn’t happened as he obviously wants to come.”

“Whether it’s the agents and clubs not agreeing certain things, that must be the reason, but he’s made it clear that he wants to come as he’s an Arsenal fan.”

“He would be a good addition to the squad, no doubt at all.”

On paper, Zaha might seem like a good fit for Arsenal but the financial requirements of such a move could put him well out of reach for the Gunners.