Norwich boss Daniel Farke says Josh Sargent has suffered a hamstring damage however stays hopeful the ahead will be capable to make a swift return.
The USMNT star suffered the damage on worldwide obligation and sat out the Canaries’ 1-0 defeat towards Arsenal on Saturday.
Nonetheless, Farke says the damage just isn’t too critical and he might be again in motion sooner slightly than later.
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Sargent featured in all three of the USMNT’s World Cup qualifiers through the worldwide break, with Gregg Berhalter’s aspect travelling to El Salvador and Honduras both aspect of a house conflict with Canada.
Talking after Norwich’s defeat at Emirates Stadium, Farke stated the damage was solely found when the 21-year-old had reported again to the membership’s coaching floor.
“He performs within the early hours of Thursday, then arrives after an 11-hour flight from Honduras again to London, so he has jet lag and never a lot sleep,” stated Farke.
“I’d have taken him within the squad however we scanned him on Friday and there was a low-grade muscle tear in his hamstring.
“Hopefully for the subsequent sport he shall be obtainable, as a result of he’s already a key participant for us and essential for the group.
“We hope the damage settles within the subsequent few days after which he can practice.”
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This damage has come at a irritating time for Sargent as he seems to be to ascertain himself at Norwich following his €10 million (£9m/$12m) summer time transfer from Werder Bremen.
The 21-year-old had featured in all of Norwich’s video games previous to the worldwide break, scoring twice in his solely begin towards Bournemouth within the Carabao Cup.
That is still the Canaries’ solely victory of the season to this point, with the membership shedding all 4 Premier League matches and scoring simply as soon as. Nonetheless, there may be some mitigation given they have confronted three of final season’s prime six of their opening 4 video games, together with champions Manchester Metropolis.
That locations better emphasis on their subsequent sport towards fellow newly-promoted aspect Watford at Carrow Highway on Saturday.