Dec 15, 2013, 7:58 AM EDT
Swansea are slowly beginning to climb back up the table to where they feel they belong – into the top half.
They’ll take on hot-and-cold Norwich at 8:30am ET from Carrow Road, live online at NBC Sports Live Extra.
Four points in their last two games has seen them climb to 10th in the table. With Michu also having returned from a lengthy injury spell last week, things are looking up for the Swans.
Goalkeeper Michel Vorm has returned after missing last week and announcing he will need knee surgery in January – something he’d hoped to postpone until after the World Cup.
Finally, Angel Rangel also returns from a calf injury that forced him out the last three games.
It’s the opposite for Norwich, who are seriously struggling with a number of injuries.
Striker Ricky van Wolfwinkel was thought to possibly return today from a toe injury, but he still hasn’t made the squad, although Gary Hooper has done well in his absence. Also out are Anthony Pilkington, Robert Snodgrass, Elliott Bennett, and Alexander Tettey.
Norwich - Ruddy; Whittaker, Turner, Bassong, Olsson; Redmond, Howson, Johnson, Fer, Elmander; Hooper.
Bench – Nash, Martin, Hoolahan, Garrido, Becchio, R Bennett, Josh Murphy.
Swanwea – Vorm; Rangel, Amat, Williams, Davies; Canas, Shelvey, de Guzman, Hernandez, Dyer; Michu.
Bench – Tremmel, Taylor, Tiendalli, Lamah, Routledge, Pozuelo, Bony.
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