Norwich City are currently enjoying some warm weather training in Tampa Bay, Florida but not all the squad have travelled, as Daniel Farke gave a fitness update to David Freezer of The Pink ‘Un.
Carlton Morris is back in training and doing sprints, along with some ball work but he needs to add change of direction to his rehabilitation. Farke estimates that he may well be available again in January.
“Carlton looks good so far, he’s back on the pitch, a lot of running stuff, he still has to work a bit on his change of direction“ the City Head Coach said.
Right now it is still the early stages that he works a bit more with the ball but in a good way. It will last a few more weeks but he looks pretty good.
“I guess he will probably be back in January and can start again then with an under-23 games because he was out for such a long time. Perhaps it goes even quicker but I think he will be back in January.”
Louis Thompson travelled to Tampa as he recovers from a dislocated shoulder but Todd Cantwell (hamstring) and Ben Marshall stayed behind with Todd playing in the U23s 0-3 defeat to Athletic Bilbao last night.
Alex Tettey and Ivo Pinto have both stayed at Colney due to their wives having recently given birth and Kenny McLean has also stayed at Colney as he steps up his rehabilitation.
One surprise player on the plane was Matt Jarvis, who is now back in full training with a view to him getting some U23 games under his belt upon the squad’s return to Norfolk.
He’s out of contract at the end of the season but due to persistent knee and ankle injuries, we have barely seen him play. That he’s on a hefty contract is well known but getting injured is hardly his fault.
There has been a bit of moaning about this, as though he’s been doing it deliberately, which clearly can’t be the case and although he will never get a new contract at the age of 32, he is a Norwich player and therefore we have certain responsibilities under the contract that works both ways.
Yes, he cost a lot of money for very little but sometimes that’s just the way the cookie crumbles.
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