Crystal Palace confirm Wilfried Zaha is self-isolating as star is omitted from squad to face Burnley

Crystal Palace confirm Wilfried Zaha is self-isolating as star winger is omitted from travelling squad to take on Burnley away in the Premier League

  • Michy Batshuayi has replaced Wilfried Zaha in the starting line-up vs Burnley
  • Crystal Palace confirmed news when announcing their team on Monday
  • The Eagles will be desperate to have their star man back as quickly as possible 

Crystal Palace were dealt a huge blow ahead of their Premier League clash at Burnley on Monday evening with Wilfried Zaha missing out because he is self-isolating. 

Michy Batshuayi has replaced the Ivorian winger in Palace’s starting line-up for the top-flight encounter at Turf Moor against Sean Dyche’s struggling Burnley.

Palace confirmed the news when announcing their starting XI on Monday as they look to kick on following their emphatic 4-1 victory over Leeds last time out in the Premier League. 

Wilfried Zaha has been left out of Crystal Palace's squad against Burnley as he is self-isolating

Wilfried Zaha has been left out of Crystal Palace’s squad against Burnley as he is self-isolating 

Zaha’s absence will come as a huge blow to Roy Hodgson, with Palace’s star player having been in fine form so far this campaign.

The 28-year-old, who has been heavily linked with a move away in windows gone by with the likes of Arsenal and Everton having previously shown interest, has scored five times and produced two assists so far this season. 

Zaha’s impressive form has ensured Palace have got off to a steady start to the Premier League season.

Michy Batshuayi has replaced the absent Zaha in Palace's starting line-up against Burnley

Michy Batshuayi has replaced the absent Zaha in Palace’s starting line-up against Burnley

The Eagles currently sit ninth in the Premier League, with 13 points from eight matches. 

Victory at Turf Moor on Monday would ensure Palace would leapfrog both West Ham and Aston Villa into seventh place.

Despite being without their star man, Palace will be quietly confident of taking home all three points against a Burnley side low in confidence.

Burnley currently languish in 19th place with just two points from their opening seven matches.  

The star winger's omission will come as a huge blow to Palace manager Roy Hodgson

The star winger’s omission will come as a huge blow to Palace manager Roy Hodgson

source: dailymail.co.uk