Alex Neil is prepared to upset his Norwich City stars

Norwich City midfielder Wes Hoolahan started the 3-2 win at Charlton on the bench before an importan

Norwich City midfielder Wes Hoolahan started the 3-2 win at Charlton on the bench before an important second half cameo. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil is not worried about upsetting his Norwich City players as he looks to gatecrash the Championship's top six.

City's 3-2 away win at Charlton was the fourth victory in six games since the Scot's arrival but the Canaries' boss will keep shuffling his pack to maintain Norwich's surge.

Michael Turner missed out completely at the Valley after a 70-minute outing in the previous home win against Blackpool and Alex Tettey was preferred to Wes Hoolahan to gain the upper hand in the key midfield skirmishes.

Gary Hooper is another who has had to force his way back into the starting line up after a watching brief for the most part at Birmingham recently, but Neil is prepared to twist again for Wolves' Carrow Road weekend visit.

'I do believe you need a degree of continuity with a settled spine,' he said. 'Until Seb went off (against Blackpool) we've started to get a settled back four, Bradley (Johnson) and Nathan (Redmond) have played every game and Lewis (Grabban) has featured as well. But I have already said it will be horses for courses and adjusting my team accordingly to take account of the opposition's strengths and weaknesses. It has worked the last two games and hopefully it will continue to do so.'

Tettey's special brand of combat was required against the Addicks, while Neil revealed Turner's omission was another part of his battleplan.

'No, there was no injury. I just opted for Carlos Cuellar as a better option considering what we were playing against,' he said. 'In midfield I felt we needed to solidify a bit more, particularly away from home. I have watched Charlton a lot and they played really tight in the middle of the park so it was going to be really difficult for Wes to get in these small areas and it was really important we were competitive with Bradley, Jonny Howson and Tettey. I thought Wes was excellent on Saturday but we dominated in there and Alex was a big part of that.'