Brady admitted that United's capture of Crystal Palace's England international Zaha was a reminder of how hard it would be to become a first-team regular but says his rise could also be an inspiration.
The Dubliner, 21, said: "He's done brilliant and I think he deserves the move. You can see what can happen when you play well in the Championship so we'll see what happens.
"But we've got a good group of lads at Hull and a good base and we want to give it a good push. We're ready for promotion this year."