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Gossip from the Media linking players with moves to Carrow Road

Season 2019-20

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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 ?

21st November 2019
SC Freiburg centre back Robin Koch is being touted with a January move to the Premier League - with City reportedly in the mix. . The Sun claim that Wolves, Leicester and Norwich are all interest. The 23 year old German recently broke into the national team.

18th November 2019
Norwich are reported to be interested in ending Spanish midfielder Victor Camarasa's loan frustration at Crystal Palace to an end. Camarasa was a hit at loan to Cardiff, scoring five Premier League goals in 32 games during 2018/19 but had made just one appearance for Palace. He is contracted to Spanish side Real Betis. The Sun on Sunday claim that Norwich would be willing to pay the remainder of the loan fee, if the former player became available - which was reportedly around £1.5m in the summer.


17th November 2019
Norwich are reported to be watching 21 year old French defender Axel Disasi who plays for Stade Reims in the French top flight.

7th November 2019
Reports on the continent link Norwich to defenders Domagoj Vida and Chima Okoroji. Sabah claims that Daniel Farke’s side are putting aside £9 million to buy the experienced Croatian international Vida from Besiktas. A battle-scarred centre-back with a penchant for throwing his body on the line, Vida shone as his nation reached the World Cup final in 2018 and has won league titles in both Croatia and Ukraine.

Okoroji, meanwhile, is a 22-year-old left-back contracted to Eintracht Frankfurt. He has impressed on loan at second tier Jahn Regensburg this season and could provide competition for Jamal Lewis on the flanks, as reported by Transfermarkt.de.

  5th November 2019
Turkish media source Sport Witness reports Norwich are reportedly tracking Umraniyespor attacking midfielder Emircan Altintas ahead of the January transfer window. The report claims that Norwich have been keeping tabs on Altintas after being impressed with his performances for the Turkish club earlier this season. He has managed seven goals and two assists in nine games so far this term.

1st November 2019
According to Sport Cz Norwich are tracking Spartak Moscow defensive midfielder Alex Kral. The report claims that Newcastle and Burnley are also interested in Kral. The Czech international has been capped seven times by his country, at the age of 21, and only joined Moscow in the summer for £10m from Slavia Prague.

23rd October 2019
Norwich City are reportedly among a host of Premier League clubs interested in left-back Aaron Hickey, after the 17-year-old's Scottish Premiership emergence for Hearts. The Scottish Sun claim Norwich, Liverpool, Arsenal, Newcastle and Southampton all had representatives at the Edinburgh club's 1-1 home draw with Rangers

14th October 2019
Football Insider and the Daily Record link Norwich, along with Tottenham, Man City, Chelsea, Southampton, Celtic, Rangers, Aberdeen, Liverpool, Man Utd and Leicester with an interest in Linfield's 15 year old attacking midfielder Charlie Allen

25th August 2019
The Sun on Sunday claim Norwich City is weighing up a January 2020 move for England international keeper Jack Butland - if Stoke City drop a reported £25m price tag.

6th August 2019
Reports from France suggested that Lorient had accepted an offer for French winger Alexis Claude-Maurice.
The Daily Mail claim that Norwich are rivalling Brighton for the signing of former Leicester title winner Danny Drinkwater, who was signed by Chelease two years ago for around £35m and has three England caps but has fallen out of favour at Stamford Bridge, making just one appearance in 2018/19

5th August 2019
Norwich City have been linked with a loan move for Watford midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah. Chalobah has slipped down the pecking order at Watford - the 24-year-old made only 13 appearances last season, due in large part to the form of Etienne Capoue and Abdoulaye Doucoure which gave him few opportunities to impress manager Javi Gracia. Chalobah joined Watford two years ago for £5m from Chelsea having enjoyed a successful loan spell at Vicarage Road during the 2012/13 campaign.

4th August 2019

The online version of Spanish daily sports newspaper, Estadio Deportivo, report on Sunday night that Sevilla centre back Joris Gnagnon and defensive midfielder Ibrahim Amadou are on Norwich's radar. The media outlet claim City could be open to negotiating a loan move with a view to buy either player, although top flight rivals Burnley are also being touted with Gnagnon.

22nd July 2019
It was reported that Norwich were one of a nymber of club, including Brighton, who were interested in signing 20 year old Ipswich Town midfielder Andre Dozzell the son of former Tractor Boys favourite Jason Dozzell and was born and raised in Ipswich, coming through Town's academy system

Norwich are reported by The Sun to be taking advantage of Bolton's perilous financial problems to sign Romanian winger Dennis Politic. The 19-year-old winger impressed during a loan spell with Salford last season, scoring twice in 11 games

18th July 2019
Norwich City are reportedly closing in on signing Motherwell youngster Reece McAlear according to The Scottish Sub

Norwich supposedly bid £4million for Chelsea's goalscoring midfielder Kasey Palmer.

9th July 2019
Former Spain Under-17-Under-19 winger Javier Ontiveros, who plays for Malaga, is linked by ESPN with a move to Norwich, Sheffield United or Crystal Palace.

Lorient striker Alexis Claude-Maurice  is being linked to Norwich, Brighton and OGC Nice.



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