City’s last match was the 5-1 thrashing of Derby County on the 19 December and they won’t play again until the trip to Manchester United on the 9 January.
The 18-year-old winger was in fine form at Pride Park as City recorded their first Premier League Cup points of the season with a 5-1 victory.
U18 striker Joe Hardy scored the first goal of the match at Pride Park before Isaac Buckley-Ricketts hit a hat-trick and Brahim Diaz rounded off the scoring in the 5-1 victory.
Having beat Derby in their opening Premier League 2 match of the season following an excellent second half turnaround, Humphreys feels City are prepared for their challenge this time around.
The Spaniard lined up on the right wing for City but appeared to have a license to roam in order to help City break down their opponents.
City sit in second in the table behind Everton but the coach expects his side to continue improving in the match that will be streamed live on the ‘Manchester City Academy’ Facebook page.
Having already guaranteed second place in Group C, Simon Davies’ side fell two behind in the first half and looked on course for their third loss of the European campaign.
After over 11 months sidelined with a knee injury, the French striker has featured in the last two matches for Simon Davies’ side and even scored in Saturday’s draw with Chelsea.