Norwich City defender James Husband has returned to the club for an injury assessment after picking up a knock on loan at Fleetwood Town.

The defender joined the League One side on loan until January, but hobbled off in his side’s 4-0 win over Doncaster at the weekend.

Fleetwood Town boss Joey Barton confirmed that Husband had returned to Norwich so that the club’s medical team could assess the injury, and revealed how long the defender could be out for.

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Barton said, via Pink’Un:

James had a hamstring a couple of weeks ago. He came back from that, felt it again and he is going to go back to Norwich because he is their player and they will have a look at him. We would expect him to be out for at least two, three weeks.

We are not sure how it happened. There was kind of a jostling match and Hubby managed to pull his hamstring. It is not the most serious hamstring but it is not nothing.

The defender joined Norwich last season, but failed to impress boss Daniel Farke. Husband’s role has been filled by youth star Jamal Lewis, who signed a new contract on Wednesday.