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Christoph Zimmermann has had to wait 16 years for his Premier League dream to become reality - so another six weeks shouldn't be a problem.

Norwich City centre-back Christoph Zimmermann is set to miss the start of the season, after undergoing knee surgery last week.

In our latest report card from Norwich City's supreme season, MICHAEL BAILEY hails Christoph Zimmermann - a young leader who truly came of Championship age.

Christoph Zimmermann spent 18 months intrinsically linked to 'the fourth tier of German football' - and now he's set for the Premier League. MICHAEL BAILEY pays tribute to a real Norwich City leader of success.

Christoph Zimmermann struggled to conceal his disappointment as Norwich City had to settle for a point from the visit of struggling Reading.

Listen to the latest edition of the PinkUn Norwich City Podcast, as we review Middlesbrough at fail to avoid getting giddy at the Championship summit.

Christoph Zimmermann was his usually modest self as the captain's block helped take Norwich City a big step closer to the Premier League.

Six consecutive wins and the same starting XI for six successive matches - there's no chance of Daniel Farke making changes to his Norwich team at Middlesbrough, is there?

Daniel Farke will resist any urge to be smug after converting Ben Godfrey to the central defensive lynchpin powering Norwich City's Championship promotion surge.

Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke and a rump of his promotion-chasing squad are proudly flying the flag for German football.

Norwich City's England Under-20 international Ben Godfrey is reportedly a summer target for Premier League giants Manchester United.

Imagine someone telling you last summer (and actually after that home drubbing by Leeds) that during the March international break City would be four points clear at the summit of the Championship.

Beauty may lie in the eye of the beholder but this was a Norwich City Championship win to sit on the same pedestal as the Canaries' sexiest football this season.

Our latest Norwich City player focused on goalkeeper TIM KRUL as City's experienced number one helped secure a vital victory at Rotherham, in testing conditions.

Ben Godfrey's emergence at Norwich City has been rewarded with a call-up to the England Under-20s squad for internationals against Poland and Portugal later this month.

Emi Buendia's stunning second half finish moved Norwich City five points clear at the top of the Championship after a 1-0 win over Swansea City at Carrow Road on Friday night.

Norwich City skipper Christoph Zimmermann admits Swansea forced the league leaders to dig deep to extend their lead at the Championship summit.

Darren Huckerby reckons the title-winning class of 2003/4 would have beaten this season's Norwich City vintage.

Emi Buendia is the poster boy for Norwich City's never-say-die assault on Championship promotion.

These are difficult times in which to be a radio professional based in Norfolk.

Daniel Farke is maintaining the rhetoric that City were touted for a mid-table finish, so everything thereafter is a bonus as part of his strategy to keep the players focused and the pressure off, and quite rightly so.

Our latest Norwich City player watch kept a close eye on JAMAL LEWIS as the young left-back helped earn a hugely important 3-1 win at Millwall for the Championship leaders.

Light years might well have been Daniel Farke's first post-match answer after Norwich City passed another epic test of their Championship promotion credentials at Millwall.

Norwich City moved back top of the Championship with a 3-1 win at Millwall - and Daniel Farke is loving the view from the summit.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his Millwall verdict after the Canaries' 3-1 Championship win

Credit Daniel Farke. It would be easy to get carried away if you were Norwich City's head coach leading a Championship assault on the Premier League.

It's fair to say Norwich City have dealt with their fair share of treatment room torment this term.

Daniel Farke told a Norwich City fans' forum there might come a point when supporters get bored of his endless 'passing, passing, passing' style. Not a chance.

Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke is sick of talking about the fallout from an Ipswich Town derby day brawl - but is adamant a £25,000 FA fine was rough justice.

As the Championship season nears its critical phase, Matt Guy looks at the strengths of the top four

Norwich City were thwarted by Canaries' old boy Declan Rudd in a 3-1 Championship defeat to Alex Neil's Preston at Deepdale on Wednesday night.

Our latest NCFC player watch followed key man TEEMU PUKKI as the clinical striker made sure the Canaries sealed their derby triumph over Town.

Triumphant derby skipper Christoph Zimmermann spoke of his pride at the way his younger team-mates dealt with the physical approach of Ipswich during this afternoon's 3-0 victory at Carrow Road.

Ben Godfrey knows all about derby day pressure, after surviving calls for a red card just four minutes after coming on at Ipswich earlier this season.

The battle lines are being drawn up for the 90th league derby between Norwich City and Ipswich Town. It's a scrap which players on both sides have little experience of though.

Hands in his coat pockets. Strolling down the touchline alone with his thoughts while the white scarves twirled and the noise ricocheted around a sold out Elland Road cauldron.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from Elland Road

Christoph Zimmermann is confident Leeds will be facing a much improved Norwich City side during tonight's top-of-the-table tussle at Elland Road.

Philip Heise has broken Norwich City's January transfer silence with a deadline day move to the Championship promotion hunters.

The overriding feeling from Saturday's 2-2 draw with Sheffield United seemed to be that winning the game wasn't as important as not losing it.

Headlines may be the preserve of others but Marco Stiepermann is emerging as an indispensable asset to Norwich City's promotion quest.

The intensity of Norwich City's bruising battle with Sheffield United was the ideal warm-up for crunch clashes with Leeds and Ipswich, according to defender Christoph Zimmermann.

After an intense battle with promotion rivals Sheffield United, David Freezer looks at some of the key talking points from Norwich City's 2-2 Championship draw.

Christoph Zimmermann admits he has loved wearing the captain's armband for Norwich City.

Norwich City don't need to be too downhearted about their home draw with fellow high-flyers Sheffield United, stand-in skipper Christoph Zimmermann insists.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from Carrow Road

Norwich City were pegged back twice by Billy Sharp's brace in a pulsating 2-2 Championship draw against Sheffield United at Carrow Road.

It's scarcely more than a year since Mario Vrancic was widely derided as too slow and insufficiently physical to cut it in the Championship and Christoph Zimmermann was written off as a German fourth division defender - yet on Friday night both were absolutely central to City's stunning statement of intent.

Norwich City's number one Tim Krul has emerged as a key figure in the Canaries' promotion charge. Paddy Davitt spoke exclusively to the keeper at Colney.

Does being British ever make you feel inadequate?

Norwich City surged back into second in the Championship with a 3-1 win over Birmingham City on Friday at Carrow Road.

Reuniting the pairing of Christoph Zimmermann and Timm Klose at centre-back is the way forward for Norwich City, according to our latest online poll.

Tim Krul proved what a big character he is after winning his personal duel with the West Brom boo boys.

Christoph Zimmermann is Daniel Farke's leading man in Norwich City's defence - but which two centre backs do you want to see line up against Birmingham City at Carrow Road?

Our latest Norwich City player watch kept a close eye on winger Onel Hernandez, as the Cuban winger helped the Canaries fight back to draw 1-1 at West Brom.

Daniel Farke admitted City's latest Championship comeback should surprise no one after substitute Jordan Rhodes struck with his first touch to earn a battling 1-1 draw at West Brom.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from The Hawthorns

When I was growing up the FA Cup was something special, culminating in the day of the final when for just once in the year, TV would devote several hours to the build-up with the game itself the highlight of the football calendar.

Opportunities to impress were offered up by Daniel Farke during Norwich City's home tie against lower level Portsmouth in the FA Cup, but how many of his fringe players made the most of that chance?

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt has posted his marks following the Canaries' stoppage time exit against Portsmouth

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from Carrow Road

January is a big month for Timm Klose - but he only has eyes for the job that needs finishing at Norwich City.

After Norwich City's incredible run of form in the 2018 half of this campaign, a blip was always going to be inevitable.

It really would be something if one of the defining episodes of a thrilling Championship revival for the Canaries turns out to be a blown fuse.

Our latest Norwich City player watch followed the fortunes of goalkeeper TIM KRUL as Derby rallied to win 4-3 at Carrow Road.

Christoph Zimmermann and Onel Hernandez have returned to Norwich City's starting line-up for this afternoon's Carrow Road clash with Derby County.

Daniel Farke delivered a gloomy fitness bulletin ahead of Derby County's Championship visit - with Emi Buendia and Jamal Lewis both ruled out and doubts over Christoph Zimmermann and Timm Klose.

You can stare at the Championship league table all you want but it will not tell you what is powering this Norwich City revival.

Daniel Farke was left to count the cost to his depleted squad after a breathless 3-3 Championship Boxing Day comeback against Nottingham Forest at Carrow Road.

Canaries captain Grant Hanley made the decision to play another under-23 game to ensure he was fit enough for tomorrow's battle with his old club Blackburn, with the full backing of his head coach.

After a spirited response to draw 2-2 at Bristol City, David Freezer assesses the Canaries' Championship progress as the halfway point of the season approaches.

If ever one image summed up Norwich City at present it was the sight of an exhausted Christoph Zimmermann gulping in air with his hands on his knees deep inside the penalty box.

Our latest Norwich City player watch kept a close eye on young defender BEN GODFREY during Saturday evening's 2-2 draw at Bristol City.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt has posted his marks following the Canaries' 2-2 comeback at Bristol City

Flu-hit Norwich City had to dig deep to grab a point in a 2-2 Championship draw at Bristol City that extended their unbeaten league run to 10 games.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict Ashton Gate

Norwich City showed their fighting spirit yet again to draw 2-2 at Bristol City and stretch their unbeaten run to 10 games - but it wasn't enough to climb back above Leeds at the top of the table.

Our latest Norwich City player watch kept an eye on MAX AARONS, with the teenage right-back in the thick of the action during the dramatic home win over Bolton at Carrow Road.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from Carrow Road

The last Christmas at East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH) in Quidenham has kicked off with a visit from some of Norwich City's star footballers.

Todd Cantwell and Max Aarons were the heroes of the hour as Norwich City's academy starlets played integral roles in firing the Canaries back to the top of the table in a spirited fightback from behind against Rotherham.

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder and that may well have been the case for Canaries fans with Moritz Leitner this week.

Our latest Norwich City player watch kept an eye on CHRISTOPH ZIMMERMANN during last night's goalless stalemate away to Hull, as the defender helped make sure the Canaries held on to their clean sheet.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt has posted his marks following the Canaries' 4-1 romp at the Liberty Stadium

In Wim Wenders' recently re-released film noir The Goalkeeper's Fear of the Penalty, the central character talks about the existential crisis faced by a keeper facing a spot kick. He'd clearly never seen Norwich City take one.

Grant Hanley knows the size of the task he now faces to get a Norwich City recall - and wouldn't have it any other way.

Norwich City captain Grant Hanley has signed a new contract keeping him at the club until 2023 and says he feels 'over the moon' to tie up his long-term future.

Teemu Pukki is only warming up at Norwich City according to his head coach.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from Carrow Road

As his former loan team prepare for a Carrow Road battle, David Freezer assesses what's gone wrong for Ben Marshall since Norwich City pipped Millwall to the winger's signature this summer.

The success of the Canaries' Championship promotion push may hinge on those off the pitch rather than on it.

Can Norwich City end Hillsborough hoodoo? Get in the mood with videos, quotes, team news and expected formations.

Head coach Daniel Farke is facing a balancing act to ensure injury problems do not see Norwich City fall foul of homegrown regulations.

In his weekly column, Norwich City correspondent and Pink Un Show host Michael Bailey wonders where it all went so right after that Sheffield spanking.

Christoph Zimmermann is free to play in Norwich City's match at Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday, after some initial confusion over a potential one-game suspension.

Our latest Norwich City player watch kept a close eye on striker Dennis Srbeny during a busy night for the German as the Canaries were beaten at Bournemouth in the Carabao Cup fourth round.

Nine weeks ago, Saturday, August 25, I trudged along Rouen Road back to my car thinking what a long season this could turn out to be.

Another one bites the dust as Norwich City find new ways to impress - MICHAEL BAILEY delivers his six of the best from the Canaries' Brentford win.

The build-up was dominated by the past. But we got another glimpse into the tantalising future at Norwich City.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from Carrow Road

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