Norwich City’s Martin Olsson knows what lies in wait at Blackburn ahead of reunion with twin Markus
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Martin Olsson knows family bragging rights are on the line in Norwich City's Championship trip to old club Blackburn and a potential match-up with his identical twin Markus in the Rovers team.
The duo will hope to be on opposite sides at Ewood Park and Markus revealed ahead of the Canaries' bid for a seventh win in nine since Alex Neil's arrival that there was plenty of chat in the Olsson household.
'The last couple of days I have begun to think about it because my brother has been calling me,' said Markus, who was born a minute earlier than City's Swedish international. 'He's looking forward to it because he was here for so many years.
'What has he been saying? I can't say that here but let's just say he's been talking a bit too much. That's why I want to make sure that he won't be talking that much.
'He knows it's going to be a difficult game. He knows how it is to play at Ewood Park. Now he sees we're strong at home and sees what we've done in the FA Cup as well.'
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Markus, speaking to the Lancashire Telegraph, respects the threat from the promotion-chasing Canaries.
'They had a dip a couple of months ago but you can see the quality they have,' he said. 'But the Championship isn't easy and we'll try to give them a good game when they come over.'
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