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Canaries U23s set to face Sutton during pre-season

PUBLISHED: 14:04 05 June 2018 | UPDATED: 13:57 08 June 2018

Diallang Jaiyesimi, pictured in pre-season action last summer, scored at Sutton during pre-season in 2017. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Diallang Jaiyesimi, pictured in pre-season action last summer, scored at Sutton during pre-season in 2017. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

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Pre-season is starting to take shape for Norwich City Under-23s.

The Canaries have confirmed their development squad will face National League side Sutton United in a friendly on Saturday, July 28.

The game at Gander Green Lane is a 12pm kick-off on the same day that City’s first team will be playing League One side Charlton Athletic, around 18 miles away, in a 3pm friendly.

Matt Gill’s U23 squad also took on Sutton at the Knights Community Stadium in pre-season last year, when Diallang Jaiyesimi and Todd Cantwell were on target in a 3-2 defeat.

The south London side finished third in the top tier of non-league last season but were beaten 3-2 at home by Boreham Wood in the play-off semi-finals.

MORE: Trips to Lincoln, Luton and Charlton confirmed as part of City’s pre-season schedule

The friendly will follow the club’s pre-season tour of Germany between Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 21, when the U23s are due to play three friendly fixtures which – as with the first team – are yet to be confirmed.

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