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Gossip from the Media linking players with moves to Carrow Road

Season 2018-19

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Flown From The Nest traditionally covers those former Norwich City players who have departed for pastures new. This page will cover those players that the tabloid press speculate will be joining Norwich City or that the Canaries have an interest in signing. How many will come true ?


24th January 2019
The Daily Express reports that  the Canaries were competing with the Glasgow giants for 17-year-old Partick Thistle winger Aidan Fitzpatrick , claiming City had made an offer of £150,000 up front, as part of an overall deal worth £400,000.

Norwich City are reportedly alongside the likes of Manchester United and Liverpool in showing an interest in young Uruguayan midfielder Nicolas Acevedo. The 19-year-old is currently impressing during the South American Under-20 Championship in Chile, playing all of Uruguay’s two group games so far. The Sun claim scouts from Norwich have been tracking the deep-lying midfield talent – but that the Canaries are among a host of clubs keen on Acevedo. Manchester City and Arsenal are also said to be alongside Liverpool and Manchester United, with Italian side Udinese also keen

16th January 2019
The Sun reports that Norwich and Bristol City are interested in signing midfielder Jordan Mutch who has been released by Crystal Palace.

15th January 2019
According to Sky Sports, Celtic, Rangers, Leeds and Norwich are all considering making an offer for Fulham youngster Matt O’Reily, whilst Borussia Dortmund, Stuttgart and RB Leipzig have all scouted him in recent weeks. 

13th January 2019
Norwich are linked with American international striker Gyasi Zardes. along with Leeds, Middlesbrough, Crystal Palace, Fulham and Huddersfield. He was selected by Barcelona star Lionel Messi in his ’10 young footballers or Adidas’ in 2015. (Daily Star)

8th January 2019
Reports in Turkey claim Norwich City are tracking 21 year old Turkey international Yusuf Yazici as a possible transfer target,Yazici plays mostly as a central attacking midfielder but can also play on the right wing. He plays for Trabzonspor

21st August 2018
Norwich are linked with Dijon striker Julio Tavares. The Cpae Verde international scored 11 goals in the French top flight in 2017/18

6th July 2018
Sheffield Wednesday striker Jordan Rhodes is reportedly set for talks with Norwich City about a loan move after Sheffield Wednesday dropped the valuation of the £3million loan fee. The Sheffield Star report that sources close to the player have suggested the 28-year-old is heading to Carrow Road for talks over a season-long switch.

Norwich are reported to be rivalling Anderlecht and Brighton for the signing of French striker Samuel Essende after the 20 year old left Paris St Germain.

26th June 2018
The Irish Sun report that Norwich have been tracking 23 year old Cork City attacking midfielder Kieran Sadlier. The former West Ham trainee has scored 12 goals in 23 games so far this season. After coming through the ranks at Cambridge United, Sadlier moved to West Ham but failed to make the grade and went on to have short stints at St Mirren, Peterborough, Halifax and Sligo Rovers.

James Nursey of The Mirror links Norwich with interest in Peterborough's £6 million rated striker Jack Marriott along with Derby, Notts Forest and Bristol City. The 23-year-old was the top scorer in League One last season with 27 goals and a total of 33 in 56 games in all competitions.

24th June 2018
According to The Sun Norwich are linked with Liverpool's Welsh winger Harry Wilson who impressed when on loan at Hull City last season. The Sun goes as far as saying City have already opened talks with Liverpool over Wilson – despite Jurgen Klopp’s plans to have the winger involved in the Reds’ pre-season training programme, tour and friendlies this summer.

Wolves' midfielder Ben Marshall is reported to be interesting both Norwich and Millwall.

22nd June 2018
Norwich miss out on Dutch right back target Hidde Ter Avest who decides to leave FC Twente and join Serie A side Udinese. Twente academy product Ter Avest made more than 100 appearances for the Tukkers – several of them as captain last term – having made his debut as a 17-year-old, while also appearing through the Dutch youth ranks from under-15 to under-21 levels.

22nd June 2018
Norwich are supposedly working on a loan deal to take Sheffield Wednesday striker Jordan Rhodes to Carrow Road

21st June 2018
Holstein Kiel's striker Marvin Ducksch is set to join newly-promoted Bundesliga club Fortuna Dusseldorf, after being heavily linked with the Canaries in the summer transfer window. The FC St Pauli striker, who topped the goalscoring charts in Bundesliga Two last season on loan at Holstein Kiel, is Duesseldorf-bound, according to German tabloid Bild on Thursday night. Fortuna are believed to have agreed a 1.5m euro fee, with another 1m euro in potential add-ons, for the prolific 24-year-old frontman

20th June 2018
Norwich, Brighton and Sunderland are all linked with loan moves for Wolves' 18 year old centre back Cameron John . The 18-year-old has impressed for Wolves Under-23s this season, but only has one year left on his current contract at the Premier League club. John, who can also play on the left-hand side of defence, struggled to break into Nuno Espirito Santo's first team last season in the Championship.

17th June 2018
The Newcastle Chronicle link Norwich and Sheffield United with loan moves for Newcastle United's 21 year old goalkeeper Freddie Woodman. Woodman has already had loan spells at Hartlepool, Crawley, Kilmarnock and Aberdeen, where he battled with former Canaries youngster Joe Lewis for the number one shirt. He has represented England at all youth levels, and has made six appearances for the U21s since his debut in 2016.

12th June 2018
Norwich are linked with Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson who is set for a loan spell in the Championship after impressing in League One with Shrewsbury in 2017/18.

1st June 2018
Norwich are linked with Liverpool's Welsh international goalkeeper Danny Ward who is third choice at Anfield but knows Stuart Webber from Ward's loan spell at Huddersfield in 2016/17.

According to the Daily Mirror Norwich are linked with Sunderland's Northern Irish midfielder Paddy McNair as are Brighton and Middlesbrough. He would cost £5 million.





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