London Evening Standard
- Thu Oct 5 1:26 PM
Wilfried Zaha returned to training with Crystal Palace today as he eyes a swift comeback to Roy Hodgson's side.
- Thu Oct 5 12:01 PM
The talented winger - widely recognised as the Eagles' most formidable player - has been sidelined since the opening day of the season, but is now back in full training.
|In his own words, he feels scared something's going to happen if he plays and he's unwilling to take the risk,
said Hodgson. We're trying to encourage him.
If he recovered in a week or two it would be a fantastic effort, but it's more realistic we'd have to wait a month for him,
Hodgson told a press conference: If he recovered in a week or two it would be a fantastic effort, but it's more realistic we'd have to wait a month for him.
We are short on numbers, there's no question of that,
said Palace boss Hodgson. So we have to hope the young lads we've got in [during the January transfer window] can step up to the plate a little bit quicker than expected, or one or two of our talented Under-23 boys can step forward and...