WILFRIED ZAHA will work with super-agent Pini Zahavi to help secure his move away from Selhurst Park, according to reports.
The Crystal Palace winger is looking for a way out of the club having failed to secure his dream move last summer.
Zaha, 27, was so angry at Palace’s refusal to let him leave that he went AWOL from training but was given reassurances that he would be sold during or at the end of next season.
And the latest revelation will hand the Blues a huge boost with Zahavi tasked with engineering his move.
According to the Daily Mail, Isreali agent Zahavi has close ties with Chelsea and is even mates with owner Roman Abramovich.
The 76-year-old has some of the biggest names on his books including Bayern Munich frontman Robert Lewandowski.
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But Chelsea may be forced to wait until the summer before making their move as Zaha remains contracted with Salthouse’s Unique Sports Management until the end of the season.
Lampard is ready to splash the cash following the transfer ban being lifted but Zaha won’t come cheap with Palace valuing him at £80million.
He remains under contract at the Eagles until 2023 although the Blues have already made moves by holding talks with Zaha’s agent in December.