Josh Wright will be handed his debut when the Bees take on Bradford at Underhill on Saturday.
The talented scarlet was taken on loan from Charlton this week and will be his professional debut in the middle of the park against the Bantams.
Kenny Gillet will also be hoping to make his debut in English football providing international clearance comes through by that time. On Friday evening, discussions between the club and the French FA are ongoing as they try to process the clearance through as quickly as possible. Nicky Nicolau would be the man to deputise.
Neal Bishop serves the final game of a three match suspension, with Max Porter taking up the other role in midfield, with Barnet likely to play in a diamon formation, Wright acting as a playmaker with Porter making forward runs. Michael Leary begins the first of many game he will be missing out on with a long spell on the sidelines after he picked up an injury against Brenford early in the game last week. Winger Ashley Carew who missed last week’s game is back and available for selection, ready to return to the right of midfield.
Joe Devera makes his return from suspension at right-back whilst Ismail Yakubu is still a doubt, having to face a late fitness test, although Paul Fairclough is hopeful he can overcome his injury to play having seen encouraging signs all week. Meanwhile parter Sagi Burton should shake off the knock he collected last week against Brentford to line up alongside him.
Fairclough revealed Joe O`Cearuill could receive his first start, having done well last week, making the backline an interesting look with perhaps five defenders in the mix all ready to start, although I expect O`Cearuill will only play if Yakubu or Burton are unable to make it to the pitch.
Jason Norville could be handed a place on the bench, having re-signed on transfer deadline day.