August 2013 Zaha made an impressive debut for United, starting the Community Shield clash against Wigan and playing for an hour in a 2-0 victory. Three days later he picked up his second cap for England, coming on as a late substitute during a 3-2 triumph over Scotland.
With so many midfield options available at Old Trafford, Zaha found it tough to break into the side, but he put in a promising display against Norwich in the Capital One Cup. "I was really pleased for Wilf to get a start and play so well," said United assistant manager Steve Round. "This will have done his confidence the world of good."
Zaha produced an encouraging performance as United’s Under-21s lost 1-0 to Stoke City, and then featured at the same age level for England, helping to secure wins against Finland and San Marino.
The 21-year-old made his first appearance for the Reds since in October when he came off the bench for the final quarter of the home game against Newcastle, but could not help the team claw back the single-goal deficit. This was followed by a six-minute cameo at the end of the