Norwich full eighth summer season switch signing forward of Prem return with £8m deal for US star Josh Sargent
NORWICH CITY have accomplished the signing of Werder Bremen striker Josh Sargent for £8million.
The 21-year-old, penned a four-year contract with the Premier League new-boys final night time, Sky Sports activities reported.
Sargent is the Canaries eight summer season signingCredit: Getty
His firepower can be welcomed on the membership as he scored seven targets for Bremen final season in all competitions and snagged two of their opening recreation of this time period, final weekend.
Upon Sargent’s arrival to the Carrow Highway Stadium, which Norwich revealed on Twitter, he stated that it is at all times been his dream to star within the Prem.
Whereas chatting with Canaries.co.uk, he stated: “I’ve at all times needed to play within the Premier League, so it is a very thrilling alternative for me.
“I heard it is a good group of fellows and I talked with the top coach already and I actually like what they’re attempting to do right here.”
Norwich’s boss Daniel Farke, who just lately signed a four-year contract extension, additionally expressed his pleasure at Sargent’s arrival.
He added: “We’re actually glad to have Josh with us. He is at a younger age with a number of potential.
“He is an excellent hanging possibility for us however is somebody who may play on the wing. He has tempo and can be good together with his head.
“We all know he’s at all times there with an enormous workload and has a improbable character.
“We all know we have now to be a bit extra artistic within the switch market.
“We predict we have now a participant in Josh who can contribute and develop right into a prime goalscorer on Premier League degree.
“We see his potential and are delighted to have him with us.”
The USA worldwide’s recruitment by the Canaries makes it their EIGHTH summer season signing following their promotion to the Prem.
Farke’s facet’s summer season splash has proven their intent to stay within the top-tier subsequent season.
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Together with Sargent, they’ve signed Kosovan winger Milot Rashica, French midfielder Pierre Lees-Melou and goalkeeper Angus Gunn, in addition to Chelsea whizkid Billy Gilmour on mortgage.
And the Canaries aren’t completed but, the membership need to usher in Blackburn Rovers ahead Adam Armstong to guide their front-line with Sargent subsequent time period.
They’ve positioned a £15m bid which incorporates Republic of Eire prospect Adam Idah, who they charge at £5 million as a part of their supply.
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