On-loan duo set for U's debuts
Striker Odejayi has arrived on a three-month loan deal from Barnsley and teenage centre-half Batth has agreed a month's switch from Wolves. Boss Adrian Boothroyd moved to boost his options following injuries to Pat Baldwin (leg), Lee Beevers (shoulder), Paul Reid (knee) and Ashley Vincent (ankle). Winger Vincent was stretchered off against Swindon last weekend but an X-ray showed he did not break any bones and he is touch and go to face Pools. Midfielder Kem Izzet serves the second game of his three-match ban following his red card against Southampton. Striker Steven Gillespie (hamstring) will be on the bench again following another run-out for the reserves in midweek.
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