Transfer rumor roundup: Zaha to Dortmund; Guendouzi to Arsenal

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For all the improvements Roy Hodgson made at Crystal Palace, none was more important than a healthy and in-form Wilfried Zaha.

The Ivorian, 25, is long removed from his failed spell at Manchester United, and has collecting 16 goals and 16 assists over his last two seasons at Selhurst Park.

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Palace has one win and 11 losses when Zaha is not in the lineup during that span. And reports earlier this weekend say he’s turned down a massive new contract.

Gulp.

Borussia Dortmund is said to be chasing Zaha’s signature with the money it may be accumulating from the sale of Andriy Yarmolenko to West Ham (according to Bild).

Meanwhile, Arsenal is said to be moving closer to bringing Lucas Toreira to North London, what with the Uruguayan’s World Cup recently finished, but a new name is in Unai Emery’s sights according to Sky Sports.

Matteo Guendouzi, 19, could be leaving Lorient for Arsenal. The $9 million youngster played in 18 matches for the Ligue 2 side last season and has represented France from U-18 to U-20 as a center mid.