Jamal Lewis gets the vote from fans to be Norwich City’s first choice left back

Jamal Lewis topped our poll about City's left-backs.
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Jamal Lewis topped our poll about City's left-backs. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Hopes that fit-again youngster Jamal Lewis could solve Norwich City's problem left-back position are high among supporters.

Lewis topped the pinkun.com poll with 57pc of the vote, ahead of Stiepermann on 20pc and Husband on 11pc, with the remaining 12pc voting that a new signing is needed in January.

It is a resounding vote of confidence in the talents of Lewis, who was signed from Luton Town in 2014 and can also play further forward as a winger thanks to his pace.

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That is despite the vast majority of Canaries fans not yet getting a proper look at what the youngster is capable of. The academy prospect impressed enough in pre-season to be handed a new contract until 2021 though, with the club retaining the option for a further year as well.

That is perhaps as much a judgement on the unconvincing efforts of Stiepermann – who has played further forward for much of his career – and Husband.

Marco Stiepermann has struggled to find consistency for City.
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Marco Stiepermann has struggled to find consistency for City. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Both the new arrivals have looked comfortable at Championship level in some games but also looked off the pace in others, with Husband's season disrupted by a calf injury which has kept him out of the last four matches.

The former Doncaster and Middlesbrough full-back is closing on a return to fitness as well though, so Farke will soon have more options to experiment with in that left-back position.

POLL RESULT

Who should be Norwich City's first choice left-back when they are all fit and available?

James Husband arrived from Middlesbrough in the summer. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

James Husband arrived from Middlesbrough in the summer. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

James Husband 11pc

Marco Stiepermann 20pc

Jamal Lewis 57pc

None of the above – sign someone in January 12pc

Harry Toffolo in action for loan club Doncaster Rovers. Picture: Howard Roe/AHPIX.com

Harry Toffolo in action for loan club Doncaster Rovers. Picture: Howard Roe/AHPIX.com - Credit: � Howard Roe/AHPIX.com