Norwich City have confirmed that Christoph Zimmermann will be out of action for up to six weeks with a knee injury.

The club have revealed that Zimmermann suffered the injury over the summer and that he has already had surgery on his knee, in London. 

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Zimmermann is now set to be on the sidelines for four-to-six weeks. This means that he will miss the entirety of pre-season and likely be out for the start of the Premier League campaign.

The German defender signed a new four-year deal earlier this week, after his starring role in Norwich’s promotion to the top-flight.

He played played 45 games in all competitions for Norwich last season and was captain for the majority of the second-half of the campaign, lifting the Championship trophy alongside Grant Hanley at Villa Park.

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