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Milot Rashica

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Norwich Career: 2021-
Current Club: Norwich City
Date of Birth: 28/6/1996 (Vushtrn, Kosovo)
Nationality: Kosovan

Biography

On 22nd June 2021 Norwich signed Milot Rashica from Werder Bremen to replace Emiliano Buendia. The Kosovo international has signed a four-year deal after completing a medical The 24-year-old is set to become only the second Kosovo international to play in the Premier League. It's believed that City have paid around £8million initially and it’s understood additional fees could see the deal reach around £11m eventually to become the Canaries’ record purchase. 

Rashica scored three times and made five more for Bremen as they were relegated from the Bundesliga last season, taking his total for the club to 27 in 100 appearances.

The attacker looked to be on the move in the summer of 2020, when German newspaper Bild were reporting that Bremen had rejected a deal worth around £15million from RB Leipzig because they were holding out for a package worth more than £20m. AC Milan, Hertha Berlin and Aston Villa were also among the clubs linked with Rashica

Before joining Bremen in January 2018, he was with Vitesse Arnhem where he won the Dutch Cup alongsite Ricky Van Wolfswinkel. He made 83 appearances for Vitesse between 2015 and 2018. Before that he was with Kurda and Vustrria in his homeland. he had a trial with Belgian side Gent in August 2013.

He was capped by Albania at Under-17, Under-19, Under-21 and full international level, playing at the latter level against Luxembourg in March 2016 and against Qatar in May 2016. In August 2016 he switched his international allegience to Kosova and made his debut for them against Finland in a World Cup qualifier in September 2016. His first international goal for Kosovo was against the Faroe Islands in October 2018. At the time of his transfer to Norwich, he had 32 caps for Kosovo and had scored six goals.

Rashica made his Norwich debut on the opening day of the 2021/22 season in the home defeat to Liverpool


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