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Zaha offered £44m to move to China


Crystal Palace forward, Wilfried Zaha has been offered a staggering £11m a year to move to China that will see him becoming one of the best paid players in the world.


Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang have made the Ivory Coast international their prime target and are ready to pay £44m after tax to be spread over four years.

The winger could earn an extra £2.5m a year in bonuses and the club will fund first-class travel that will allow him to return regularly to the UK. The package would be worth around three times his current contract, under which he is reported to earn £130,000 a week.

Dalian Yifang, who are coached by former Real Madrid player and manager Bernd Schuster, will make a formal offer to Palace once the transfer window reopens.

The likelihood of Palace accepting any offer seems remote given Zaha’s importance to the club and the fact his contract runs until 2023.

Yet it underlines 26-year-old Zaha’s position as one of the game’s most explosive players.

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