On 25th May 2017, Daniel Farke was appointed as Norwich's Head Coach to be working with Sporting Director Stuart Webber. Farke was signed from Borussia Dortmund's reserve side (Borussia Dortmund II) - following the same route to England as Huddersfield's successful David Wagner with whom Webber had worked.
Farke played his whole career in the lower levels of German football including three spells with with SV Lippstadt 08 (youth-2003, 2006, 2007-08). He also played for Wilhelmshaven (2003-05), Bonner SC (2005-06) and SV Meppen (2006-07).
Farke began his managerial career with the club with whom he spent most of his playing career, SV Lippstadt 08. He was in charge for 6 years before accepting the opportunity to take charge of Borussia Dortmund II
He brought with him to England from Borussia Dortmund II assistant Edmund Riemer, scout Christian Fluthmann and defender Christoph Zimmermann
His first signing for Norwich was Marley Watkins.