ARSENAL and Chelsea are set to fight it out for the free transfer of Crystal Palace ace Wilfried Zaha, according to reports.
The 30-year-old looks set to end his second spell at Selhurst Park this summer when his contract expires.
Zaha has often been linked with a move away from Palace, but a move has never materialised with the South London club holding firm in their valuation of the player.
According to talkSPORT, Arsenal and Chelsea are admirers of the winger, who they can snap up for FREE come the end of June.
And the player would like to stay in London despite drawing interest from AC Milan.
Zaha is also reported to be an Arsenal fan, which could boost the Gunners' chances of landing the Palace player.
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talkSPORT journalist Alex Crook said: "It certainly seems that Wilf Zaha's stellar career at Crystal Palace could be coming to an end.
"His contract is up at the end of the season – no imminent sign that he is willing to extend.
"And if he is to go and achieve his ambitions of playing for a top club, it's now or never really isn't it?
"When you look at his age, the fact that he's available as a free agent, he either commits his future to Crystal Palace and then probably sees out his top-flight career there.
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"Or he goes off and tests himself, I think there will be suitors, I know Mikel Arteta is a fan, I know that Chelsea have certainly taken a look at him in the past as well."
Crook added: "I think there are big clubs in Europe who would be interested in a player of Wilf Zaha's quality."
Zaha has six goals in 19 Premier League appearances this season.
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