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Alex Pritchard sold. Now Tom Trybull ruled out of Bristol City trip

PUBLISHED: 14:42 12 January 2018 | UPDATED: 15:59 12 January 2018

Tom Trybull misses the Championship trip to Bristol with a back injury. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Tom Trybull misses the Championship trip to Bristol with a back injury. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

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Tom Trbyull is out of Norwich City’s Championship trip to Bristol City with a back problem - which means at least two enforced changes for the Canaries following Alex Pritchard’s sale.

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City head coach Daniel Farke confirmed Trybull will not travel after suffering a back problem in the FA Cup tie against Chelsea that has got worse. Pritchard’s sale to Premier League Huddersfield was sealed on Friday lunchtime, while Yanic Wildschut completed a loan move to Cardiff at the start of a hectic day.

Farke, speaking at Colney, admitted he had had better weeks since taking charge of the Canaries.

“Yes, it is has been a tough few days after the Chelsea game, when we looked like the team of the moment,” he said. “We’ll have to do without Tom because he has problems with his back. He felt it in the last game, and it hasn’t improved since then which is a real shame because he was in a good shape.

“Yesterday he trained with us in the morning but his back got worse and worse, and this morning he was hardly able to walk. We can’t judge how serious it is yet, as back injuries can come and go, but we hope he can come back pretty soon.”

Harrison Reed will be in the squad but is still struggling with a hip problem. Nelson Oliveira and Marco Stiepermann have also been passed fit but Cameron Jerome (back) is ruled out,

“Harrison returned to training this week, but he’s not 100pc comfortable, but because of the Tom Trybull news, we feel we need him so he will travel with us to Bristol,” said Farke. “Nelson is available,” Farke said. “The problems with his feet are sorted out. Jerome is back in team training but it’s a bit early for tomorrow.

“Hopefully he’ll be okay for the Chelsea game, but to be safe maybe it might be better for Sheffield United.”

Matt Jarvis and Louis Thompson remain longer term absentees.

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