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Team news: Zimmermann, Płacheta and Cantwell to miss Everton

Norwich City will be without Christoph Zimmermann, Przemysław Placheta and Todd Cantwell for Saturday’s game at Everton, but could also welcome some players back into the squad.

Zimmermann (knee) and Płacheta (Covid-19) have been out for a few weeks, while Cantwell has missed the whole week’s training due to a personal issue. There is also a doubt over Milot Rashica, but good news in terms of the return of Mathias Normann and Josh Sargent, who both missed the midweek Carabao Cup defeat to Liverpool

“Christoph Zimmerman will definitely miss the game due to his ankle problem,” said head coach Daniel Farke. “And it is the same with Przemysław Placheta who is out with Covid.

“Todd Cantwell is also out as he has missed the whole week’s training, with a personal problem, and there is a little question mark over Milot Rashica.

“He did not train the last couple of days, but was back in training today so we will have a late test on him.

“There is good news in that Mathias Normann, who missed the cup game in midweek, is back in team training and Josh Sargent, who has been doing individual training sessions is back in team training today. We will have to see how his body reacts, but we hope that he will be available for Everton. So, some mixed news I would say.”

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