Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes to use Nemanja Matic against AZ on Thursday, but Paul Pogba's return is still some way off.
Television footage appeared to show a supporter making racist gestures in the direction of Manchester United's Fred and Jesse Lingard.
Fred was arguably the man of the match in the Manchester derby, according to his manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Manchester United midfielder Fred blamed a "backward society" for the reason behind the alleged racist abuse suffered at the Etihad Stadium.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said two United players were racially abused in the Manchester derby, with City confirming they are investigating.
During Saturday's Manchester derby at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester United's Fred was hit by a projectile and abused by a supporter.
Paul Pogba is nearly back to fitness and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hopes to see him back in early December.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is not anticipating a big window in January, aside from a couple of possible loan deals.
Linked with a move to Fiorentina, Fred will stay at Manchester United, according to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
As Alexis Sanchez leaves Manchester United for Inter, we look at where he stands among the South Americans to play for the Red Devils.