Polish Under-21 winger Przemyslaw Placheta joined Norwich on a four year contract on 22nd July 2020 from Slask Wroclaw for a fee reported to be 3million Euros.
Płacheta started his youth career for Polish side Pelikan Łowicz before joining ŁKS Łódź and Polonia Warsaw's youth teams. He later played for the Red Bull Leipzig academy in Germany and made his professional debut in the German third tier for Sonnenhof Großaspach in 2017.
He returned to Poland when his mother was ill and joined Pogoń Siedlce.in 2018 making 11 appearances. He then joined Podbeskidzie Bielsko-Biała and made 25 appearances for the club in 2018/19. In 2019, Płacheta signed for Śląsk Wrocław for around 300,000złoty. During a pre-season tour, Płacheta reached a speed of 35.22 kilometres per hour (21.88 mph), the highest recorded speed for any Polish league player that pre-season. He scored 8 goals in 35 appearances in the Polish top flight, and provided five assists, earning him a transfer to Norwich.
He has played for Poland at Under-18, Under-19, Under 20 and Under-21 level, having made one appearance for the latter at the time of his transfer to England.
Placheta made his Norwich debut on 12th September 2020 coming on as a 76th minute substitute for Onel Hernandez in the 1-0 away win at Huddersfield. He scored his first goal for Norwich in the 2-2 home draw with Preston the following Saturday (19th September) after coming on as substitute.
Called up into the full Poland squad for the first time in November 2020, he made his international debut against the Ukraine on 10th November providing an assist for Jakub Moder to score Poland's second goal in a 2-0 win. He then played in a 2-1 defeat to the Netherlands (coming up against City teammate Tim Krul.