Crystal Palace forward Wilfred Zaha is not considering retirement from international football, according to the Daily Mail. Ivory Coast manager Patrice Beaumelle claimed the 28-year-old rejected the latest call-up due to homesickness and to spend time reflecting on his international career. However, this assertion might be a misinterpretation of the situation. It is alleged Zaha […] READ MORE
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Returning Players: Wilfried Bony
Welcome to Last Word on Football’s ‘Returning Players’ series. In this edition, we look at Wilfried Bony. Bony made 96 appearances for Swansea City and scored 39 goals across two stints at the club in 2013-2015 and 2017-19. Returning Players – Wilfried Bony First Spell at Swansea City Great excitement greeted Bony’s arrival to the […] READ MORE
Can Serge Aurier win the right back spot?
Ivorian full-back Serge Aurier arrived at Tottenham last summer. The former PSG man was brought in to replace Manchester City-bound Kyle Walker. Since the move, Aurier has been rotated with fellow right-back Kieran Trippier. Aurier’s form in North London has been erratic. Some have written off the Ivorian following a largely underwhelming 2017/18 season. However, […] READ MORE