New Manchester United signing Nemanja Vidic came through a 45-minute appearance in the Red Devils' reserves win at Sunderland on Thursday.
Vidic now ready for first start
The £7m Serbian made his senior United debut as a late substitute in the Carling Cup semi-final win over Blackburn Rovers on Wednesday.
And the 24-year-old former Spartak Moscow defender could now start in Sunday's FA Cup tie at Wolves.
Young striker Giuseppe Rossi scored twice in a 3-2 win for United.