Despite Danny Welbeckâ€™s emergence and Javier Hernandezâ€™s return to fitness giving the manager more options in attack, the Bulgarianâ€™s attitude has been exemplary.
With Michael Owen also back in full training, the competition is probably as tough for a place in the forward line as anywhere within the champions' star-studded squad.
â€śBerbatov has been brilliant,â€ť Ferguson told manutd.com. â€śHis handling of the situation has been terrific. Heâ€™s not complained one bit.
â€śHeâ€™s a really good professional and heâ€™ll play his part, like all the players on the team. It wonâ€™t be at this moment in time because the space between games is good. Then weâ€™ve got the international break for two weeks and, when they come back, the European games start up and Berbatov will be involved as heâ€™s got the experience and the ability to play a big part.â€ť