Zaha makes timely return to training

He has been a frustrated spectator of his side's woeful start to the season, but Wilfried Zaha has taken his first steps towards a comeback.

Crystal Palace have been handed a welcome boost after influential winger Wilfried Zaha returned to training.

The 24-year-old suffered a knee injury during the opening-day defeat to Huddersfield Town and has had to watch his team's torrid start to the season from the sidelines.

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Rooted to the foot of the Premier League table, the Eagles have lost all seven league games and are yet to score a goal.

They host Chelsea at Selhurst Park on 14th October and Roy Hodsgon – who replaced Frank de Boer after four games – will now be confident of being able to call upon the Ivory Coast international to inject some firepower into his beleaguered team.