Zaha says sorry for gesture

  • Last Updated: March 10 2013, 20:02 GMT

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has apologised for a gesture he made towards Leeds supporters during the npower Championship fixture at Selhurst Park.

Wilfried Zaha: Says sorry
Wilfried Zaha: Says sorry

Wilfried Zaha

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Zaha was taunted by Leeds fans over his impending transfer to Manchester United and responded by raising his middle finger towards the travelling support.

However, he said via Twitter: "On that note I also wanted to apologise for the gesture I did towards the Leeds fans in yesterday's game. Very unprofessional from me."

Zaha, who played the full 90 minutes of the 2-2 draw with Leeds, sealed a switch to United in January but part of the deal to take him to Old Trafford was that he remain on-loan at Palace for the remainder of this season.

Manchester United and Leeds remain fierce rivals despite the Yorkshire club's relegation from the Premier League in 2004.


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