Date: 4th May 2019 at 3:52pm
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Over in the Vital Norwich forum, there’s a conversation or two going on and one of the regular contributors, Steve from Oz has compiled a list of the Norwich City squad, along with their contract dates and whether or not, if he were in charge, he’d keep them.

Loanee contract situation – opinion

Husband – 2020 – sell
Raggett – 2020 – sell
Franke – 2020 – sell
Marshall – 2022 – keep
Jarvis – Permanent Contract No time – sell
Naismith – 2019 -exhausts not retained
Wildschut – 2019 – exhausts not retained
Oliveira – 2020 – sell

Rhodes – 2019 – exhausts – buy
Passlack – 2019 – exhausts – leave

Contracts Expiry
Klose – Keep
Pinto – Release
Cantwell – Keep

Tettey – Keep
Krul – Keep unless get one better
Vrancic – defo lock-up hands off
Stieperman – defo lock-up hands off

Pukki – defo lock-up hands off
Hernandez – defo lock-up hands off
Zimmerman – defo lock-up hands off
Srbeny – keep as back-up
Trybull – keep
McLean – keep
McGovern – Keep unless another keeper comes in, Krul goes to no. 2

Godfrey – keep
Buendia – – defo lock-up hands off
Leitner – keep
Heise – keep because he’s only just arrived and we dont know what he’s like
Thompson – keep

Aarons – defo lock-up hands off
Lewis – defo lock-up hands off
Hanley – keep

In response to that, another regular contributor, FC Bears has a few comments…

I would look to sell Marshall too. I thought he might be a very good signing but I just can’t see him doing it in the prem, on the other hand, he might be a good backup for the right back and right wing but I don’t see it. Millwall fans saying he is pants is saying a lot. Sell if they can.

Rhodes, even though a good team player and seems to be very good around the dressing room, I can’t see him adding much on the pitch and I can’t see him improving. High wages and probably a chunk of our budget in fees which I don’t want to spend on him – I would let him go back to Wednesday.

Thompson and Morris interesting ones as they have talent but also have issues with injuries. I can see DF loaning out in the summer to get them the game time they need.

Srbeny has shown a few but only a few glimpses of some quality but again I can’t see him doing much. Maybe a loan.

Tettey and Krul probably last seasons with us in the premiership so time for Norwich to buy a GK to replace him. Tettey will be kept around as experience but I hope he isn’t going to be playing much.

Cantwell still no movement on his contract. The club has a year option but what to do with him?

The club have said there will not be lots of changes but most of the ones we are thinking will be gone are the ones who are already out of the club on loan.

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