Sheffield Wednesday: Norwich City chief Daniel Farke is surprised by Owls’ troubles

Norwich City boss Daniel Farke
Norwich City boss Daniel Farke
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Norwich City boss Daniel Farke has expressed his surprise at Sheffield Wednesday’s struggles this season.

The Owls, who have made it through to the play-offs in each of the last two campaigns, head into their Championship finale against the Canaries lying in 16th position.

Speaking at his press call today, Farke said: “They were fighting against relegation for much of the season but they’ve had good results recently and climbed up the table.

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“It’s surprising they’ve been in this position as they’ve spent a lot of money on some good quality players, and they are a good side.”

Norwich will be without the services of Mario Vrancic (groin) and Alex Tettey (knee) for the trip to Hillsborough. Centre-half Grant Hanley (ankle) is a big doubt.

Victory over the Owls will seal a top-half finish for the Canaries.

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But Farke has warned his players to not take Wednesday lightly this Sunday.

He said: “It will be a tough last test for us, and it’s a shame we’re missing some names but we have to handle it.

“We want to be there with a good performance and to finish really well and to finish with a win.”

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