Zaha claims Homesik rejects Ivory Coast national team

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Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has turned down Ivory Coast squad. For reasons, I feel homesick when traveling from England.

Patrice Bomel, Ivory Coast national team coach Reveal the reason why Zaha was not include in the November national team. It’s because the Crystal Palace winger is considering the future of playing for the national team. Due to homesick or homesick every time you leave England “He asked not to come. Because he became a homesick every time. He wants to reflect on his service for his national team,” Bomel revealed to Zaha’s reasons.

Zaha has made 20 appearances for the Ivory Coast, scoring five goals since switching from England in 2016. With the 28-year-old playing in the Africa Cup of Nations. The Nations have been there twice, in 2017 and 2019, but are considering not playing in January next year.

Current England boss Southgate, meanwhile, reveal in December 2016 that he tried to dissuade Zaha from picking the Ivory Coast, but to no avail. 

Southgate said at the time: ‘He’s certainly somebody that I think has talent, is in a good moment with his club and ideally I’d like to talk to him before he makes that decision.

‘I would like to speak with him before we make a decision on whether we are happy to let that happen.’

Since changing his international team to the Ivory Coast, Zaha has scored 42 Premier League goals in just over 150 matches for the Eagles.