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TONY PULIS claims Wilfried Zaha will not return to Crystal Palace as Manchester United boss David Moyes wants to avoid sending him to London.

Zaha signed for the Red Devils 12 months ago but stayed at Selhurst Park and helped the Eagles back into the Premier League.

The 21-year-old England international has played in just two league games for United this season and Moyes confirmed that several clubs have enquired about a loan deal.

But a move back to Palace, who sit 18th in the table, is not on the cards according to Eagles manager Pulis.

"We've spoken to David Moyes about Zaha and I don't think he's too keen on him coming back to London," he said.

"It's not a problem for us, he's a Manchester United player. We don't think it's a goer, although we were very keen if there was a possibility."

With his only competitive start for United coming in the 4-0 League Cup last-16 clash with Norwich, Zaha is likely to be allowed to leave on a temporary basis.

And while Zaha will not be back at Palace, Pulis has other targets. "There are irons in other fires and we're working hard to bring other players in."


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