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29/04/2013 11:05, Report by Mark Froggatt
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Loans: Zaha wins PFA award

Wilfried Zaha was named the Championship Player of the Year at the PFA Awards on Sunday evening, capping a fine campaign for the Crystal Palace and Manchester United-bound forward.

 
The 20-year-old, who will swap Selhurst Park for Old Trafford this summer, was recognized by his peers at the glitzy bash after scoring six goals in 45 appearances for Ian Holloway’s promotion-chasing side, who drew 1-1 with Blackburn at the weekend.

Impressively, Zaha was also named in the Team of the Year and in a recent interview with The Sun, he spoke for the first time about his forthcoming move to United, explaining why he’s looking forward to joining the champions.

“I am just anxious and excited,” Wilfried revealed. “I cannot wait. It will be something different. When I walk into that dressing room at United, I do not know what I will feel. I will keep my head down as I am there to play football.

“But I have to admit I will be a bit starstruck. Robin van Persie and Ryan Giggs will be in there - wow. Wayne Rooney will be in there too -

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Reds on loan

Barclays Premier League
Fabio - Queens Park Rangers
Angelo Henriquez - Wigan Athletic
 
The Championship
Michael Keane - Leicester City
Wilfried Zaha - Crystal Palace
Reece Brown - Ipswich Town

League One
Sam Johnstone - Walsall

German Bundesliga
Federico Macheda - Stuttgart

Portuguese Primeira Liga
Bebe - Rio Ave

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