The winger missed last weekend's 2-0 win over Hartlepool with an ankle injury but U's boss Boothroyd is hopeful he will travel.
Midfielder Kem Izzet misses out as he serves the final game of his three-match suspension.
Striker Kevin Lisbie lined up on the right wing against Pools, with Clive Platt and new recruit Kayode Odejayi in attack.
Another forward, Steven Gillespie, came on as a late substitute and will push to feature again after coming through 90 minutes for the reserves following his lengthy spell out with a hamstring injury.
Defenders Pat Baldwin (leg), Lee Beevers (shoulder) and Paul Reid (knee) are still on the sidelines.