Video: Arsenal transfer target Zaha fails to justify £80m price tag with embarrassing miss at AFCON

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Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha’s horrendous miss for Ivory Coast against Algeria may leave some Arsenal fans questioning why he is on the club’s radar.

The Gunners submitted a £40 million bid for the 26-year-old earlier this summer, which the Eagles swiftly rejected, but Unai Emery is expected to green light an improved offer in the coming weeks – as the Daily Mirror reports.

Zaha supported Arsenal in his youth and hopes to push through a transfer before the start of the new season, but Palace are holding out for a fee of around £80 million – as per the Mirror.

The Ivorian failed to justify that price tag in an Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final clash on Thursday night, as his country exited the competition following a penalty shoot-out defeat to Algeria.

Things may have been different had Zaha finished off a glorious chance in the 74th minute of the game, but his horribly mistimed effort flew out for a throw-in.

Check out the Arsenal target’s embarrassing miss below, via Twitter.

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