Yobo allays injury concerns


Norwich City defender Joseph Yobo insists his calf injury is nothing serious, and expects to be back in action by this coming weekend.

The Nigeria international missed Saturday’s 3-0 Premier League defeat against Swansea City due to the injury, and initial concerns suggested he could also be out for the visit of West Brom in six day’s time too.

However, Yobo insists there is no reason for concern, saying: “There is nothing to worry about. The calf injury is minor and I should be okay for the visit of West Bromwich Albion to Carrow Road this weekend,”

This weekend’s Liberty Stadium capitulation underlined the Canaries’ struggles on the road this term, with their home form seemingly their only saving grace in the battle to avoid relegation.

Nigeria’s most-capped international continued: “I can’t really tell you what is the difference, other than at home you have the fans and your families behind you.

“Also when you are in the situation Norwich are, fighting to move higher up the league from the relegation zone, probably when we lose away from home we know we have to respond at home.

“At Carrow Road you have 22,000 supporting you and that does make a little difference, but you have to take responsibility to make sure you get the results we want. We have to take that to the away games as well.”