Date: 1st November 2010 at 10:41am
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Having been included in last week’s squad against Wolves yet not making it on to the pitch, young midfielder has been handed a massive chance to finally make his debut ahead of tomorrow’s tie with Turkey’s Bursaspor.

Eikrem is one of 4 central midfielder travelling to Turkey and it is said he even got to the airport to check in before Sir Alex, so you can see his enthusiasm! Even if he doesn’t play, just travelling will be a great experience for the 20 year old.

Notable absentees from the travelling party include and meaning is in line to start another European tie. No Macheda plus injuries to Owen and Rooney means Hernandez and Berbatov are the only strikers in the party.

United’s travelling squad to face Bursaspor: Van der Sar, Amos, Kuszczak; Evra, Brown, Vidic, Smalling, Rafael, Fabio, O’Shea; Eikrem, Scholes, Obertan, Bebe, Fletcher, Carrick, Park, Nani; Berbatov, Hernandez.