Frenchman Manset has made five appearances off the substitutes' bench since arriving from Swiss side FC Sion last month, including a 27-minute run-out in last week's home draw with Preston.
Manager Greg Abbott must decide on the former Reading forward's match fitness, while Rory Loy, Mark Beck and Danny Cadamarteri are all in contention to partner Lee Miller in attack.
Abbott has no new injury or suspension problems but is still without midfield pair Paul Thirlwell (calf) and Dave Symington (knee), defender Frank Simek (thigh), plus winger Matty Robson (back).
Left-back Chris Chantler's season ended in January due to an ankle injury.
The Cumbrians, unbeaten in their last six matches, are chasing a third straight league win on the road.M