Norwich City manager Alex Neil confirmed Youssouf Mulumbu won't feature for the Canaries against Newcastle in Week 9 as he recovers from a broken foot.
Norwich City used goals from Wes Hoolahan and Cameron Jerome to defeat Championship side Brentford, 2-1, but the bigger story is that Youssouf Mulumbu made an early exit with an injury.
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Youssouf Mulumbu has found a home in the Premier League at Norwich after being released by West Brom at the end of last season.
Norwich have targeted defensive midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu to link-up with his former West Brom teammate Graham Dorrans.
The club announced that Mulumbu wouldn't be retained for the 2015-16 season.
After picking up an injury while at the African Cup of Nations, Youssouf Mulumbu is close to full health and could feature in the Baggies' Week 26 match at Sunderland.
Youssouf Mulumbu will have a scan today after the West Brom midfielder was stretchered off during DR Congo's disappointing goalless draw against Cape Verde on Thursday in the African Cup of Nations.
He certainly ins't the biggest name out there but it wasn't long ago that Mulumbu had a huge phantom point week for the Baggies.
Youssouf Mulumbu became the third West Bromich Albion player to pick-up an injury during this international break when the midfielder limped off after just 21 minutes of his country’s home defeat to Cameroon in the African Cup of Nations 2015 qualifying competition.
Not ordinarily a fantasy stand-out, Youssouf Mulumbu put up 18 points in the Yahoo format despite only 3 in the PL.com game as West Brom got a clean sheet.
Youssef Mulumbu scored in the 82nd minute to give Pepe Mel his first Premier League win and West Brom three critical points as they look to avoid relegation.