Last Updated: Sat, 13 Oct 2012 13:50
Manchester City's hopes of landing Wilfried Zaha appear to have been dashed with Crystal Palace insisting he is happy at the club.
Zaha has caught the eye of a number of top flight clubs in recent weeks after bagging four goals in his last four games.
The 19-year-old has also been called-up to the England Under-21 squad and played in their European Championship play-off with Serbia on Friday.
Reports earlier this week suggested big spending City were leading the race to sign the pacey forward, though Liverpool and Arsenal have also been credited with an interest.
Eagles boss Dougie Freedman believes Zaha will become a top Premier League player in the future but is hopeful that will be with Palace.
However, should the club sell Zaha, Freedman is adamant they will not be bullied into letting him go on the cheap.
"I know he is worth more than £11m. You're getting him cheap if you get him for that," said Freedman.
"Wilfried has dedicated himself to the game and is heading in the right direction. We give young players the chance to play and that's what he is doing now.
"It's a matter of time until he plays in the Premier League and let's hope that is with Crystal Palace.
"As we speak right now he's on a long contract and he's very happy."
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