Date: 27th May 2013 at 12:05pm
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Wilfried Zaha

Crystal Palace legend Vince Hilaire has compared Wilfried Zaha with Cristiano , and believes that the attacker could be starting for next season given the poor form of , and Ashley this season.

Zaha plays his final game for Crystal Palace this afternoon in the play off final at Wembley against Watford and Hilaire believes a good showing in the game could place him firmly in ’ plans for next season.

Speaking to , the defender said:

“With a new manager coming in at United, Zaha has the chance against Watford to fire himself into the reckoning at . None of the three wide players at United — Nani, Antonio Valencia or  — have pulled up any trees this season.

“If Zaha puts on a decent performance at Wembley, he could end up starting next season in David Moyes’ first team. There is no bigger incentive than that and I expect him to be right on the ball.”

“I compare him to  — he’s got very quick feet and an eye for goal.

“I just hope he gets the chance at United to show what he can do.”