Manchester United received some welcome good news on Monday morning (England time) when
Evans needed to be helped off at the end of United's 3-2 Premier League defeat to Tottenham Hotspur.
And whilst Sir
It does appear he will be available, though, and
Ferguson has changed his side's European routine this season, meaning United will do all its preparatory work at home before flying to
United take on Romanian champions knowing if it can return to
And that at least would be one objective for the season completed after last season's unexpected exit at the group phase.
"The Champions League is completely different to the Premier League," said
"If you are not at your best you get punished, which is what happened to us last season.
"We have to make sure that won't happen again this year so this is a big game for us.
"Hopefully we will get a win which will put us in a good position to go through so early on in the group."
After transforming United's performance, if not the result, at Old Trafford on Saturday, Rooney's contribution against Tottenham must surely put him in line for a start.
The 26-year-old is certainly up for the challenge given how highly he still rates the Champions League experience.
"It still think it is exciting," said Rooney.
"It is a great competition to be in.
"You look at the teams involved and it is a great challenge for everyone. It is something I love playing in."
UEFA Champions League
Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is aiming to treat Wembley to footballing perfection in the UEFA Champions League final on Saturday (Sunday AEST).