Teemu Pukki suffered a suspected fractured toe after notching his ninth Premier League goal of the season in a 1-1 draw at Leicester City - but Daniel Farke expects him to be fit for the upcoming festive clashes.
Norwich City face a daunting away day test at in-form Leicester this afternoon - and our reporters are at the King Power Stadium to bring you all the updates before, during and after the match (3pm kick-off).
Jamie Vardy is "one of the best strikers in Europe" and will require special attention if Norwich City are to have any hope of picking up points at Leicester, Canaries head coach Daniel Farke has admitted.
The passing of Ron Saunders had me searching through our archives this week, to find out more about a Norwich City personality who played a major role in the club's history, masterminding the Canaries' first promotion to the top flight.
James Maddison's rise to stardom with Leicester and England may have made Daniel Farke proud - but there will be no room for sentiment when Norwich City try to thwart the creative midfielder on Saturday afternoon.
Norwich have played 16 games and not far from the mid-point of the season, they've played 10 of those games against teams in the bottom half of the Premier League and have taken just seven points from the possible 30 that's been on offer.
Josh Martin was the star of the show and the hat-trick hero as Norwich City Under-18s knocked Newcastle out of the FA Youth Cup - teeing up another Carrow Road tie, which could be against Manchester United.
Follow all the build-up, live score, action and reaction as we bring you full coverage of Norwich City's FA Youth Cup third-round clash against Newcastle United, in our Matchday Live blog from Carrow Road.
Chris Hughton's seemingly weekly praise for Norwich City's Premier League opponents grated with many fans. Daniel Farke might be edging into similar territory with his emphasis on youthful inconsistency.