Norwich City striker Simeon Jackson working hard to get back on the goal trail
Simeon Jackson sees no reason why he can not strike up a deadly partnership alongside Steve Morison.
The duo could get their chance for only the third time in the Premier League this season with Grant Holt suspended for tomorrow's trip to Fulham. Jackson accepts Holt's absence is a big blow but the Canadian believes the muscular Morison is the perfect foil.
'He's definitely going to be a miss. His form recently and his goals have been brilliant and he's captain of the football club, but it's something we'll have to adapt to and make sure we go and get a result,' said Jackson. 'It's up to the gaffer what he does. I'm not going to get involved in that but if I'm called upon I'll make sure I go out there and do the best job I can.
'It's good to play with a target man and work off Holty or Morison. So whichever way it does go, you just have to try to make it work. You have to be open to everything and we do work on training in different things.'
Jackson earned a standing ovation from the Carrow Road faithful for another wholehearted shift against Wolves last weekend, but the 25-year-old is desperate to add one missing ingredient.
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'Yes, a little cheeky one off my shin would do fine. You just have to keep working hard and keep getting in the positions. It will turn eventually, like it always does,' said the striker, who last scored in the FA Cup fourth round win over West Brom back in January. 'The fans have been brilliant with us all season. They do acknowledge our good performances and all of us have had good performances throughout the season, so it's definitely good to have that. It's what I'm used to – running the channels. I was doing that in League Two. The work rate as a team is immense and it's worked really well for us, so it's definitely a strong point for me.'
Jackson certainly feels he can benefit from the likes of Jonny Howson and Wes Hoolahan, who provided a profitable supply line in a new look formation.
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'It was different but something I think we adjusted to well and we got the result in the end,' he said. 'With players like that feeding you service it can only lead to one thing.
'If we can keep everyone fit and healthy we'll definitely create a lot more goalscoring opportunities for ourselves up front and get more goals.
'It was a massive three points for us and performance as well, so we can use it for confidence for the next games coming up. That's important because we want to make sure we're in as high a position as we can be. (Fulham) will be a totally different game. They were unfortunate on Monday night. They put in a good performance so we're definitely expecting a tough test.'
Jackson accepts City's Wolves win edged them ever closer to survival, but games against the likes of Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham over the run-in guarantee an exciting Premier League finish.
'There are some massive games and I'm definitely going to relish every moment of those,' he said. 'We're going to make sure we go out and try to upset a few if we can.'