Last Updated: Sat, 20 Oct 2012 10:51
Arsenal will have to shell out a massive £20m to land Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha according to the Eagles vice chairman.
Palace are keen to keep hold of the England Under-21 star as they look to build an unexpected promotion charge around him and they have therefore put the massive price on his head.
Gunners boss Arsene Wenger would love to add the 19-year-old winger to his side but he is not alone and Zaha has become one of the hottest properties in the game, which is why Palace feel they can demand such a high fee.
Eagles co-chairman Steve Parish told South London Press: "He is an extraordinary talent, I said at the start of the season that keeping hold of Wilf would be like spending a lot of money on a transfer. Other sides can fly their kites but it would take £20m before we even got interested.
"He has got the lot, provided he keeps his feet on the ground and continues working so hard on his game - then it will all come.
"People would have to compensate us accordingly for losing his talent - that is what a transfer fee is.
"All the teams have got to understand that you get £60m in TV money if you get into the Premier League, which is where we want to get. So we'd need to be compensated for reducing our chances of getting there."
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