watch: crystal palace target & den haag centre back wilfried kanon
10 Oct 2018
Hakim Ziyech (front) of Ajax duels with Wilfried Kanon of ADO during the Dutch Eredivise soccer match between ADO The Hague and Ajax Amsterdam
Crystal Palace are reportedly looking to strengthen their defensive ranks with Den Haag centre back Wilfried Kanon.
Roy Hodgson is looking to bring in another defender in January, and according to The Sun he has set his sights on Wilfried Zaha’s international teammate from the Ivory Coast.
The 25-year-old Kanon has been attracting a lot of interest from teams in Spain and England. English Premier League side Palace, however, who are thought to be the most serious about the centre back, who has played solidly in the Eredivise this season.
Kanon has represented Ivory Coast 30 times, and both he and Zaha were named in the Elephants' recent Africa Cup of Nations squad to take on the Central Africa Republic.