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Gossip from the Media linking players with moves to Carrow Road

Season 2020-21

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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 ?

8th October 2020
The Manchester Evening News claimed that Manchester City's 20 year centre-back Joel Latibeaudiere, who can also operate at full back, was in discussions with both Norwich City and Championship rivals Reading. City are looking for cover following the departure of Ben Godfrey and Timm Klose. Latibeaudiere spent 2018/19 on loan to Dutch side FC Twente. Latibeaudiere was also part of the England Under-17 set up that won the World Cup at that level in 2017.

7th October 2020
Following the departure of Timm Klose, Arsenal highly-rated teenage centre back William Saliba was reported to be a player of interest. Saliba, who can also operate at right back, joined the Gunners from St Etienne for a reported £27m in 2019 but another proposed loan spell at his former club fell through..

10th September 2020
According to the Bimingham Mail Norwich City have joined Aston Villa in the race to sign Northampton Town starlet Caleb Chukwuemeka. The 18-year-old is understood to have rejected a professional contract with the Cobblers. Wolves and Sheffield United are also linked.

18th August 2020
The Pink Un reported West Ham striker Jordan Hugill could be the next player to join the refreshed Norwich City squad, with negotiations believed to already be under way. The former Preston forward scored 15 goals in 41 games in all competitions for Queens Park Rangers

10th August 2020
Various media sources link Norwich City with Burnley’s Ben Gibson and Chelsea’s Ethan Ampadu as potential additions for an error-prone back line.Burnley's record signing Gibson though is training with his former club Middlesboro owned by his uncle Steve Gibson. The Press Association linked Welsh international Ampadu with City but Michael Bailey of The Athletic then updated that he was expected to join Fulham on loan.

4th August 2020
The Telegraph suggest Norwich are interested in 19 year old Liverpool left-back Yasser Larouci. He still has a year left on his contract but BBC Sport reported in June that the Algerian full-back would be leaving this summer, suggesting talks with Leeds and Brentford had already been held

Norwich and Middlesboro are believed to be watching .young Paris St Germain defender Loic Mbe Soh according to French newspaper L'Equipe. The France Under-19 centre-back, who was born in Cameroon, will reportedly leave the French giants this summer as he has entered the final 12 months of his contract. The report claims the Canaries and Championship rivals Middlesbrough have shown interest in the youngster, stating that Le Havre have previously been keen and that Spanish sides Cadiz and Mallorca are also interested. The 19-year-old captained PSG’s under-19s in the group stages of the Uefa Youth League last season but only made one senior appearance. He was also an unused substitute during four games for the super-rich Parisians, having joined their academy system at 12 years old. He has captained France throughout his youth levels and led PSG’s U17s to a league title in 2017, eventually earning a three-year contract in 2018.




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