Tottenham have been chasing Wilfried Zaha for nearly a year now without success but they will make a third attempt to sign him in the summer, according to the Express.

Last summer, chairman Steve Parish labelled Spurs’ £12m bid for the Ivorian winger ‘ridiculous’ as the Eagles were holding out for at least double to even consider selling their star attacker.

However, the £25m departure of Yannick Bolasie to Everton relieved any pressure to cash-in on Zaha who has gone on to enjoy the best season of his professional career, with four goals and eight assists in 22 Premier League appearances to date.

Tottenham saw fresh enquiries for the 24-year-old rejected during the January transfer window but, given the Eagles’ precarious position in the league, one place off the bottom, Spurs will make a renewed bid for the £25m-rated attacker if they go down.

Zaha signed a new long-term deal in 2015 running until 2020 meaning Palace are under no pressure to sell but relegation could push him closer to the exit door.