PRESSER: Norwich City v Huddersfield - Sorensen suffers break; Pukki x-ray

Norwich City head coach Dean Smith faces a defensive dilemma for Huddersfield's Championship visit

Norwich City head coach Dean Smith faces a defensive dilemma for Huddersfield's Championship visit - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Dean Smith previewed Norwich City’s Championship home game against Huddersfield - and we had all the key lines first direct from Colney with the boss.

Jacob Sorensen has been ruled out 'for weeks' with a stress fracture of his foot following scans on Sunday. Smith indicated after Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Hull City the Dane had rolled his ankle, but further assessment has confirmed he will be sidelined.

Sorensen himself was deputising for Sam McCallum (foot) and Dimi Giannoulis (ankle) who are both ruled out for weeks. McCallum is not expected back this side of the World Cup later this year after undergoing surgery on a broken metatarsal.

Sam Byram trained on Sunday with no reaction to the thigh issue that has seen him play no part since the early phase of pre-season. The Terriers' visit may come too soon but he is on course to be available for Millwall's upcoming visit on Friday.

Smith confirmed they have been actively looking in the transfer market for a left back but clarified there is no recall option at this stage of the campaign on Bali Mumba, who joined Plymouth on a season long loan deal. 

The City chief updated on the fitness of the others who were on weekend duty. Teemu Pukki is set for a precautionary scan on a bruised foot later on Monday. Smith revealed he felt some pain taking an early shot on Saturday, but expects him to be available after he lasted the whole game on Humberside.

Adam Idah is scheduled to resume full training on Monday after having fluid drained from a knee recently. Idah is not in Smith's plans for Tuesday and is yet to feature this season after making a comeback in pre-season from a knee injury.

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Tony Springett will get development minutes on Monday against Leeds, along with Jonathan Tomkinson, after he returned to training at the end of last week following a rolled ankle in pre-season.

Isaac Hayden (knee) and Jonathan Rowe (shin) remain longer term absentees.

Recap the key lines from the press conference, with full reaction and build up on Pink Un+ throughout the day to the Terriers' visit.