Premier League: Wilfried Zaha accuses Manchester United, Liverpool fans of calling him 'black monkey'

London: Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has accused Manchester United and Liverpool fans of calling him a "black monkey" on social media.

 Premier League: Wilfried Zaha accuses Manchester United, Liverpool fans of calling him black monkey

File image of Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha. Reuters

"If Man United and Liverpool fans feel better by calling me a black monkey in my messages .. feel free to carry on if it makes your day better," the former Manchester United player posted on Instagram after his team's 2-0 win over West Brom in the Premier League Asia Trophy in Hong Kong on Saturday.

Palace manager Frank de Boer had earlier said the 24-year-old Ivory Coast international needed greater protection from referees after he received rough treatment during Saturday's match.

Crystal Palace "talisman" recently signed a five-year contract extension with the club in the month of May, after they avoided relegation to ensure a fifth straight season in the Premier League.

Zaha has in total made 258 appearances in two spells with Crystal Palace.

Updated Date: Jul 23, 2017 12:30:20 IST



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