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'Coming home' - watch Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha's emotional return to Ivory Coast for first time in 20 years

'Coming home' - watch Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha's emotional return to Ivory Coast for first time in 20 years

'Coming home' - watch Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha's emotional return to Ivory Coast for first time in 20 years

'Coming home' - watch Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha's emotional return to Ivory Coast for first time in 20 years

Manchester United’s Bailly in contention for Brighton and Hove Albion game

The Reds Devils boss revealed that the Ivory Coast international who missed Wednesday’s Champions League loss could be in action against the Seagulls

Supporters of Morocco cheer their team during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. EFE/EPA/Archivo

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Police tries to catch a supporter that ran onto the field at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny stadium in Abidjan during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Police tries to catch a supporter that ran onto the field at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny stadium in Abidjan during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Police tries to catch a supporter that ran onto the field at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny stadium in Abidjan during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Police tries to catch a supporter that ran onto the field at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny stadium in Abidjan during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Supporters of Morocco cheer their team during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Supporters of Morocco cheer their team during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Morocco's head coach Herve Renard reacts during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Morocco's head coach Herve Renard reacts during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Morocco's head coach Herve Renard reacts during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Ivory Coast's head coach Marc Wilmots watches during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Supporters of Morocco celebrate during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Morocco's players celebrate during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Supporters of Morocco celebrate during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Supporters of Morocco celebrate during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

54151075. Amsterdam (Netherlands), 11/11/2017.- Fans of the Moroccan national soccer team celebrate the team's qualification for the FIFA World Cup 2018, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 11 November 2017. Morocco defeated the Ivory Coast with 2-0 in their last World Cup qualifier match. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos, Países Bajos; Holanda) EFE/EPA/MISCHA SCHOEMAKER

54151075. Amsterdam (Netherlands), 11/11/2017.- Fans of the Moroccan national soccer team celebrate the team's qualification for the FIFA World Cup 2018, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 11 November 2017. Morocco defeated the Ivory Coast with 2-0 in their last World Cup qualifier match. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos, Países Bajos; Holanda) EFE/EPA/MISCHA SCHOEMAKER

54151075. Amsterdam (Netherlands), 11/11/2017.- Fans of the Moroccan national soccer team celebrate the team's qualification for the FIFA World Cup 2018, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 11 November 2017. Morocco defeated the Ivory Coast with 2-0 in their last World Cup qualifier match. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos, Países Bajos; Holanda) EFE/EPA/MISCHA SCHOEMAKER

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Maiga Digbo Habib (R), from Ivory Coast vies for the ball with Saiss Ghanem (L) from Morocco during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Zaha Dazet Wilfried Armel (R), from Ivory Coast vies for the ball with El Ahmadi Aroussi Karim (L) from Morocco, during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Zaha Dazet Wilfried Armel (R), from Ivory Coast vies for the ball with Hakim Achraf (L) from Morocco, during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Zaha Dazet Wilfried Armel (L), from Ivory Coast vies for the ball with El Ahmadi Aroussi Karim (R) from Morocco, during the FIFA World Cup 2018 play-off match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Gradel Max Alainl (down), from Ivory Coast vies for the ball with Amrabat Noureddine (L) from Morocco, during the FIFA World Cup 2018 play-off match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Zaha Dazet Wilfried Armel (L), from Ivory Coast vies for the ball with Ziyach Hakim (R) from Morocco, during the FIFA World Cup 2018 play-off match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Doumbia Seydou (L), from Ivory Coast vies for the ball with Elmouttaqui Medhi (2R) from Morocco, during the FIFA World Cup 2018 play-off match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Kessie Franck Yannick (R), Gradel Max Alain (C) and Konan Nclomande Ghislain (R) from Ivory Coast vie for the ball with Amrabat Sofyan (C) from Morocco during the FIFA World Cup 2018 play-off match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Konan Nclomande Ghislain from Ivory Coast (R) vies for the ball with Amrabat Sofyan (L) from Morocco during the FIFA World Cup 2018 play-off match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Kessie Franck Yannick from Ivory Coast (R) vies for the ball with Amrabat Noureddine (L) from Morocco during the FIFA World Cup 2018 play-off match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Kessie Franck Yannick from Ivory Coast (R) vies for the ball with Amrabat Noureddine (L) from Morocco during the FIFA World Cup 2018 play-off match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Konan Nclomande Ghislain from Ivory Coast (R) vies for the ball with Amrabat Noureddine (L) from Morocco during the FIFA World Cup 2018 play-off match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Konan Nclomande Ghislain from Ivory Coast (R) vies for the ball with Hakimi Achraf (L) from Morocco during the FIFA World Cup 2018 play-off matc between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Ivory Coast's national team players take part in a training session on November 7, 2017 at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny stadium in Abidjan ahead of their FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying football match against Morocco

Ivory Coast's national team players take part in a training session on November 7, 2017 at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny stadium in Abidjan ahead of their FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying football match against Morocco (AFP Photo/ISSOUF SANOGO)

Wilfried Zaha has never played for the Ivory Coast, which he left with his family when he was just four

Wilfried Zaha has never played for the Ivory Coast, which he left with his family when he was just four (AFP Photo/Ian KINGTON)

Wilfried Zaha has never played for the Ivory Coast, which he left with his family when he was just four

Max Gradel scores as Toulouse progress in Coupe de la Ligue

The Ivory Coast international was on song with a goal and an assist as Le Tefece secured a spot in the next round of the Coupe de la Ligue

Premier League: African player review

Ivory Coast's Wilfried Zaha and Yaya Toure featured this weekend, as injuries prevented Senegal's Sadio Mane and Ivory Coast's Eric Bailly from taking part in the North-West derby.

Premier League: African player review

Ivory Coast's Wilfried Zaha and Yaya Toure featured this weekend, as injuries prevented Senegal's Sadio Mane and Ivory Coast's Eric Bailly from taking part in the North-West derby.

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