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Alexander Tettey | Midfielder | #27

Team: Norwich City
Age / DOB:  (32) / 4/4/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 150

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Alex Tettey has refused to comment on his future following the Canaries relegation to the Sky Bet Championship, fuelling speculation that the Norwegian may leave Carrow Road during the summer.
Tettey was non-committal when asked his thoughts on next season by Norwegian press agency NTB. "If I want to play in the Premier League than the Championship, it’s something I would keep to myself." The 30-year-old has been side-lined since March after undergoing surgery to repair damaged ankle ligaments and the midfielder is only focussing on his recovery at the moment: "I am in the rehabilitation phase, and hope to be injury-free at the start of June," but Tettey hinted that his body may struggle to cope with the demands of England’s second tier. "The Championship is a frighteningly tough league with many games, and that puts its toll on the body, especially mine." Wed, May 18, 2016 11:55:00 AM

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An ankle injury to Alexander Tettey has dealt a major blow to Norwich City's hopes of surviving the relegation race as the midfielder is expected to miss the rest of the season.

Norwich City manager Alex Neil broke the news at Friday's news conference, just two days after the club dropped into the bottom three on goal differential following a loss to Chelsea: "Alex's ankle isn't in good shape so unfortunately he needs an operation. He's wholehearted player; he went in for a challenge and the lad's landed on him. It's the same injury as one he's had on his other ankle before, which got operated on. It's a big blow for him and also for the team as he's probably going to miss the remainder of the season." Without Tettey, look to Gary O'Neil, Jonny Howson and Graham Dorrans to carry the load in central midfield.
Fri, Mar 4, 2016 10:47:00 AM

Norwich City are sweating on the fitness of Alex Tettey after the Canaries midfielder was taken to hospital on Tuesday for a precautionary X-ray.

Tettey was replaced during a first half dominated by Chelsea after failing to recover from a lower leg injury – possibly ankle - following a collision with Kenedy. His replacement – Gary O’Neil – was also in the wars after the midfielder was involved in a sickening clash with teammate Robbie Brady which left Norwich temporarily down to ten men. O’Neil needed stitches to close a two-inch gash on his forehead while Brady lost two teeth and chipped another.
Source: Clubcall
Wed, Mar 2, 2016 07:45:00 AM

Norwich City midfielder Alexander Tettey will miss Week 25 and 26 after earning his 10th yellow card of the season in Tuesday's loss to Spurs.

Without Tettey, expect manager Alex Neil to throw a few different players at filling the hole in central midfield. Gary O'Neil returns from suspension and Youssuf Mulumbu has been lining up alongside Tettey in recent weeks. Vadis Odjidia-Ofoe and Jonny Howson are also options in midfield while Graham Dorrans has been ruled out for the weekend due to illness. Unless you play in a league that values defensive statistics, it's best to stay away from the central midfield anyway, especially now that Tettey is out.
Source: Daily Mail
Fri, Feb 5, 2016 09:13:00 AM

Norwich City took three crucial points to pull six away from the relegation zone in a 1-0 home win against Southampton thanks to an Alexander Tettey goal.

The Norwegian scored his second goal of the season (both in the last four matches) after connecting on a cross from Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe in the 76th minute. The match-winner came just minutes after Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama was sent off for receiving his second yellow card of the match. The Norwich defense has now recorded more clean sheets in the last week than in the previous 18 matches with its second straight shutout, continuing with Robert Brady at left-back and Martin Olsson starting on the bench before coming on as a second-half sub.
Source: NBC Sports
Sat, Jan 2, 2016 12:40:00 PM

Alexander Tettey provided a boost to the Norwich City midfield with his return from a thigh injury, but he was caught out one too many times in a 2-0 loss to Watford.

Norwich clearly missed the midfielder's composed presence in the center of the pitch, which was exactly what he failed to show early in the first half as his mistake led to the first Watford goal. Tettey, who took the ball along the back-line, tried to give himself time to pass while Etienne Capoue fought for the ball. Capoue won, immediately sending a pass into the box as Tettey's wild stab at the ball took down Odion Ighalo for the penalty, which Troy Deeney converted for the 1-0 lead. Norwich would have its chances, the best coming in the 88th minute from Graham Dorrans as Heurelho Gomes was forced into a reaction save, but could only muster two shots on goal. The Canaries have now lost six of their last eight league games and still have not recorded a clean sheet away from home.
Source: NBC Sports
Sat, Dec 5, 2015 12:36:00 PM

Norwich City will be boosted by the return of Alexander Tettey after the midfielder missed the last two weeks with a thigh injury.

The Norwegian picked up the injury while on international duty, but has been cleared for the upcoming match against Watford. It's unclear whether Tettey will be thrown back into the starting lineup, where Graham Dorrans and Youssouf Mulumbu has filled in alongside Gary O'Neil. In other injury news, manager Alex Neil said he hopes to have Matt Jarvis back from injury before the New Year as he recovers from a knee problem that has kept him out since October.
Fri, Dec 4, 2015 11:29:00 AM

Alex Tettey was a notable absentee from Saturdays’ narrow loss against champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge having picked up an injury while on international duty.

Alex Neil admitted post-match that the absence of Tettey "was one I knew about, we just didn’t want to alert Chelsea to the fact before the game." The midfielder "had a sore thigh" having played against Hungry in a European Championship play-off match for Norway last Sunday although the severity of his injury is not yet known. The Canaries’ boss also confirmed that Russell Martin – who was available again having served a one match ban in game week twelve – missed out because of "a family issue."
Mon, Nov 23, 2015 12:15:00 PM

Robert Snodgrass and Alexander Tettey scored to give Norwich a comfortable 2-0 win over Sunderland.

Tettey's goal was spectacular and will surely be in the running for goal of the week. Norwich have been really good at home lately and they were able to keep another clean sheet this time out. This makes it 5 clean sheets in their last 6. Their defenders can be trusted at home and make for some cheap value picks when the opposition is right. Snodgrass has really picked up lately as well and should be considered in the coming weeks.
Source: Sky Sports
Sat, Mar 22, 2014 01:15:00 PM

Alexander Tettey has been formally ruled out of the weekend's clash with Manchester City. Tettey has already missed Norwich's League Cup loss to Manchester United with ankle ligament damage.

Losing the combative Tettey is a big blow to the Canaries ahead on their back to back meetings with the Manchester Clubs. Bradley Johnson could keep his place in midfield at the weekend, perhaps joined by Leroy Fer in a deeper-than-usual role for him.
Thu, Oct 31, 2013 03:17:00 PM

Dutch midfielder Leroy Fer is reportedly having a medical with Norwich City today.

Fer nearly joined Everton last January but he failed a medical with a knee complaint. If he were to complete the move to Norwich he would greatly improve their central midfield - an area manned last season enthusiastically, but not always successfully, by the likes of Alexander Tettey, and Bradley Johnson.
Source: The Pink'Un
Wed, Jul 10, 2013 10:05:00 AM