Wilfried Zaha Responds to Reece James’ Apparent Troll Before Deleting Post

Wilfried Zaha Responds to Reece James’ Apparent Troll Before Deleting Post

  • Crystal Palace attacker Wilfried Zaha has reportedly responded to Reece James' cryptic message on his social media platforms
  • James had sent out a message that could be interpreted as having successfully managed to keep Zaha quiet during Chelsea's game against Crystal Palace
  • Zaha has since deleted his message after James got one better of him

Wilfried Zaha has appeared to respond to Reece James'troll that was aimed at him. Zaha faced James when his side Crystal Palace met Chelsea in a Premier League encounter on Saturday afternoon.

Chelsea won the game 2-1, with Zaha having a rather silent game thanks to James. The Chelsea fullback posted a picture of himself and Zaha with a padlock emoji after the match to signal that he had managed in prevent the winger from thriving.

Reece James, Wilfried Zaha, Chelsea, Crystal Palace
Reece James contests for the ball against Wilfried Zaha during Chelsea's game against Crystal Palace. Photo by Harriet Lander.
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Zaha offered a quick rejoinder on his Instagram stories and said

Clout is a hell of a drug, lol. But you all be safe.

Absolute Chelsea reports that he has since deleted the post.

Reece James started the dispute on Twitter after posting a cryptic post

Sports Brief had earlier reported that Chelsea defender Reece James appeared to send a subtle dig at Crystal Palace's winger Wilfried Zaha following his side's victory on Saturday. Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 2-1, with Connor Gallagher scoring right at the death against his former side.

Odsonne Edouard had opened the scoring against the run of play to shock Graham Potter's side. Veteran defender Thiago Silva was lucky to escape a straight red card for denial of a goal-scoring opportunity.

Zaha was largely subdued in the game as he failed to make the desired impact for Patrick Viera's side. He had a ferocious shot on target that was parried away by Kepa Arrizabalaga. James afterwards took to his Twitter account and posted a picture of himself and Zaha along with a padlock emoji which could mean he had safely kept the winger at bay.

Source: Sports Brief News