Ipswich Town striker James Norwood has had successful surgery on a groin injury that means he should be available for the clash against Accrington Stanley in ten days time.
The former Tranmere man joined the Tractor Boys on a free transfer in the summer and has made an immediate impression at his new club, scoring five goals in 11 league games and impressing with his overall play.
However, he is now without a goal in five and had been slightly hindered by a groin injury in recent games.
With Ipswich calling off their game against Wycombe this weekend due to international call-ups, it was seen as the perfect opportunity for Norwood to sort the problem in a bid to return to full fitness.
And, that’s exactly what’s happened, with the East Anglian Daily Times confirming this afternoon that the surgery went ‘100% perfectly’.
Therefore, the 29-year-old is in line to feature after the international break as Paul Lambert’s men look to maintain their excellent start to the season in League One.
Ipswich are currently top of the third tier and are yet to taste defeat in the league this season.
This is very good news for the Suffolk side because Norwood is not only a good player but a vital character to have involved.
Even without his goals, he leads the line well, runs the channels and is experienced when it comes to managing games and helping the team.
So, this will be a big relief for Lambert and you can expect to see Norwood in the XI when they are back in action.
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