The most intriguing line from Glenn came right at the end.
As he explained where Sibierski was. Or wasn't on derby day.
Nowhere to be seen in short as the 34-year-old on-loan Frenchman continued to struggle with injury.
“Sibi, unfortunately, picked up an injury on Thursday,” the gaffer told the reporters afterwards, as teh six-foot plus Wigan striker continues to make little or no impact on proceedings in Norfolk.
“The foot injury that has kept him out of today's game means – I might as well say – that he will probably struggle to play this week,” added the boss, with the small matter of those away trips to first Watford and then Reading now looming.
There was no immediate news as to whether Leroy Lita's third month on loan had been rubber-stamped by Reading, but something was afoot. The Canary chief appeared to be confident that he could make light of Sibi's absence.
“We'll have to be looking at him [Sibierski] again next week, but hopefully we'll have an ace up our sleeve that we'll be able to reveal in a few days time.”
Now, in theory that could of course be Lita; signed up for a third tour of duty as the Royals keep him firmly in the shop window this winter.
But the way that Roeder spoke, it suggested that he had an alternative to Sibierski up his sleeve – possibly as he, too, tires of the Fenchman's constant round of bumps and knocks.
Well as our Wesley can do in that little hole off Lita, the latter is not expecting to be allowed to play against his full-time employers next week. So who's the ace?
Could it be one of Arsene Wenger's youngsters? That's one trick Roeder has yet to pull?
Or could we fast be heading towards the mid-winter break in Scandinavia? Could someone finally be free to make a switch to Norfolk?
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