Defender Ryan Bennett faces a fitness test on a thigh injury to determine whether he can feature for Norwich against Manchester City.
Former Everton defender Joseph Yobo could make his debut at Carrow Road after signing on loan from Fenerbahce.
Wes Hoolahan could make a first appearance since New Year's Day after being re-integrated into the squad following his transfer request being rejected.
Man City are again without key midfielder Fernandinho (muscle strain) for the trip to Norwich.
The Brazilian has joined top scorer Sergio Aguero (hamstring) and playmaker Samir Nasri (knee) on the sidelines and all three could be at least a fortnight away from fitness.
Midfielder Javi Garcia (muscle strain) is another absentee this weekend, but James Milner (groin) is fit again, while striker Edin Dzeko (ankle) and defender Joleon Lescott (ankle) have overcome minor knocks.
Norwich squad: Ruddy, Olsson, Bassong, R Bennett, Martin, Fer, Johnson, Pilkington, Redmond, Snodgrass, Van Wolfswinkel, Bunn, Garrido, Hoolahan, Whittaker, Becchio, Elmander, Tettey, Hooper, Josh Murphy, Yobo.
Man City squad: Hart, Pantilimon, Zabaleta, Richards, Kompany, Nastasic, Demichelis, Lescott, Boyata, Kolarov, Clichy, Navas, Milner, Silva, Toure, Rodwell, Negredo, Jovetic, Dzeko.