Press conference updates: City prepare for trip to leaders Wolves
PUBLISHED: 13:59 20 February 2018 | UPDATED: 19:14 20 February 2018
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Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke spoke to the media at Colney ahead of his team’s trip to Wolves – and you can follow all the updates in our live blog.
Fresh from Sunday’s 1-1 draw with local rivals Ipswich Town at Carrow Road, the Canaries go back into Championship action on Wednesday when they take on runaway league leaders Wolves.
Nuno Espirito Santo’s team are 11 points clear at the summit and look like a Premier League team in waiting, having lost just one of their last 17 league games.
The Canaries are eight points adrift of the play-offs in 13th place but have been beaten just once in their last nine Championship matches.
Farke provided his latest team news bulletin following Sunday’s derby draw, with fit-again captain Ivo Pinto looking likely to return and new boys Onel Hernandez and Dennis Srbeny pushing for their first starts.
“Everything is okay and we have no new big injury problems,” said Farke, speaking at Colney on Tuesday lunchtime. “It was an emotional derby and obviously there were some hits.
“We have some tired legs also with it being three games in six days. There has been lots of intensity with first the derby and Wolves this week.
“But in personal terms, we are in a good position. Moritz and Timm have recovered better than we expected. Moritz has played two 90 minutes with lots of intensity but he and Timm have reacted much better than we expected. They are available for tomorrow.
“We will rotate on some positions because some fresh legs are needed on the pitch, with next the home game in mind.
“We will try to have a team of players on the pitch to be successful. We have a lot of competition for places and we had lots of options for the Ipswich game.
“I’m not too concerned; we just need to find the right decisions on who needs a rest. I’ve got the feeling we can change things without losing our focus and shape.”
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