Brighton & Hove Albion Vs Norwich City, Sat 13 Feb 2010

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Kazenga LuaLua is in line to make his Brighton debut against table-toppers Norwich at the Withdean.

The winger, the younger brother of former Newcastle and Portsmouth forward Lomana LuaLua, has joined the Seagulls on a month's loan from the Magpies.

Boss Gus Poyet must decide whether to start with the 19-year-old or stick with the side which secured an encouraging goalless draw with Huddersfield in midweek.

Poyet has no fresh injury worries and welcomes back defender Adam El-Abd after five weeks out with a broken metatarsal.

El-Abd could be named on the bench, taking the place of centre-half James Tunnicliffe who has joined MK Dons on loan.

Defender Colin Hawkins (heel) is the only long-term absentee while striker Nicky Forster is likely to sit out again after a contract row.

Norwich welcome back captain Grant Holt.

Holt, who has netted 23 goals this season, has missed the last three matches through suspension after being sent off in the 1-0 win over Brentford on January 23.

But he will go straight back into the line-up as City look to bounce back after their 16-game unbeaten streak - and eight-match winning run - came to an end following a 2-1 defeat at Millwall last Saturday.

Cody McDonald would have made way for Holt but the striker has been ruled out anyway after sustaining a thigh muscle injury. Defender Zak Whitbread is also out with a calf problem.

Defenders Jens Berthel Askou (broken metatarsal) and Michael Spillane (hamstring) have made two reserve-team outings as they step up their recovery but the latter is expected to be on the bench in Whitbread`s absence.

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Norwich City
Cody McDonald
Kazenga LuaLua
Milton Keynes Dons
League One
Huddersfield Town
Newcastle United
Nicky Forster
James Tunnicliffe
Jens Berthel Askou
Colin Hawkins
Jens Berthel Askou
Michael Spillane
Zak Whitbread
Grant Holt
Adam El-Abd
Brighton & Hove Albion

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