Zaha was superb in Palace's victory over Norwich City.
And Burley, worked with Arsenal star Theo Walcott at Southampton, declared: "At times he was unplayable. I have been fortunate to work with some top youngsters and he has attributes not many others have. He is certainly elusive.
"Theo (Walcott) is all pace and Wilfried has pace and trickery but they are both, for me, world-class youngsters."