Sky Bet Championship leaders Norwich will make a late call on midfielder Todd Cantwell ahead of Friday night’s match against Swansea.
Cantwell has returned to training following a thigh injury and continues to be assessed. Defender Ivo Pinto, though, is available after his foot problem.
Midfielder Louis Thompson is set to step up his rehabilitation from a knee problem next week
and should be available again following the international break. Forward Carlton Morris (ankle) also continues his recovery.
Swansea captain Leroy Fer will miss the chance to face his former club at Carrow Road.
The Holland midfielder is expected to be absent until after the upcoming international break as he recovers from a hamstring strain.
Defender Joe Rodon is set to step up his rehabilitation from a broken metatarsal which has sidelined him since mid-January.
Full-back Martin Olsson, who also played for the Canaries in the Premier League, remains a long-term absentee with a ruptured Achilles.
Team News of Norwich City vs Middlesbrough
Cantwell is back in training after a thigh injury, while defender Ivo Pinto is available after a foot problem.
Swans captain Leroy Fer will miss the chance to face his former club at Carrow Road.
The Netherlands midfielder is expected to be absent until after the international break as he recovers from a hamstring strain.
Defender Joe Rodon is set to step up his rehabilitation from a broken metatarsal which has sidelined him since mid-January, but full-back Martin Olsson, another ex-Norwich man, remains a long-term absentee with a ruptured Achilles.
The Norfolk side know victory would take them five points clear of second-placed Leeds United, while Swansea are aiming to cut the seven-point gap to the play-off places.
Score Prediction: Norwich City 2-0 Middlesbrough
H2H Norwich City vs Middlesbrough
Norwich are unbeaten in five home league matches against Swansea (W3 D2 L0) since losing 2-3 in November 2008 under Glenn Roeder.
Swansea City haven’t travelled to Carrow Road for a Championship match against Norwich since August 2010, losing 0-2 under manager Brendan Rodgers.
Here’s everything you need to know about the match at Carrow Road.
What time is kick-off?
The game gets underway at 7:45pm tonight.
Is it on TV?
Yes, the game will be shown live on Sky Sports’ Main Event and Football channels, with coverage getting underway at 7pm.
If you don’t have a Sky subscription, you can buy a Now TV day pass from as little as £7.99 to watch the action.
Alternatively, you can follow updates on our live match blog.
Sky Bet Championship.
3:00pm, Saturday 12th November 2022.