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Javier Garrido

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Norwich Career: 2012-15 (initially on loan from Lazio) (53 appearances)
Current Club: Real Union (Spain)
Date of Birth: 15/03/1985 (Irun, Spain) 
Nationality: Spanish


Spanish left-back Javier Garrido joined Norwich City on 16th August 2012 on loan from Lazio for the 2012/13 season. He became Chris Hughton's fifth signing of the summer.

Garrido began his career with Real Sociedad, making 86 appearances in La Liga between 2004 and 2007. During this time, he was capped by Spain at Under-17, Under-19, Under-20 and Under-21 level.

He joined Manchester City on 2nd August 2007 for £1.5million. He made 49 league appearances before joining Lazio on 30th July 2010 after Man City signed Alexander Kolarov. He made 21 appearances for Lazio before joining Norwich on loan.

Garrido made his Norwich debut in the 1-1 draw with QPR on 25th August 2012.

Garrido made 35 appearances for City in his first season and once Premier League was secured with the 4-0 thrashing of West Brom on 12th May 2013, he signed a two year contract with the Canaries for an undisclosed fee.

He made 10 appearances in the 2013/14 season in which Norwich were relegated from the Premier League. He made a further eight appearances in 2014/15 but was released by Norwich two days after their promotion back to the Premier League on 25th May 2015.

On 7th August 2015, he signed for Spanish side Las Palmas, newly promoted to the top flight in Spain, on a one year deal.

He was released in May 2016 and signed for Cypriot side AEK Larnaca on 12th August 2016. He was released in the summer of 2017.

He was without a club until 11th July 2018 when he signed for Spanish side Real Union.

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