On 29th July 2015,
Liverpool defender Andre Wisdom joined Norwich on a season long
Born in Leeds to Jamaican
parents, he grew up in Chapeltown and played junior football for
Bradford City. In January 2008, as a fourteen year old, he signed
for Liverpool for what was described as an unprecedented fee for
a League Two youngster.
He progressed through
Liverpool's youth team into the reserves. He made his first team
debut under new Liverpool manager Brendan Rogers in a Europa League
game in September 2012 away to Swiss side Young Boys and scored
in a 5-3 win. He made his Premier League debut in an away win
at Norwich at the beginning of October 2012.
Having signed a long
term contract, he was loaned to Derby on 22nd October 2014 for
the remainder of the season. He helped Derby to the Championship
play-off final, making 34 appearances.
In 2014/15 he was loaned
to West Bromwich Albion. He made 24 appearances before falling
out with new Baggies manager Tony Pulis
At the time of his
transfer to Norwich, he had been capped 10 times by England at
Wisdom made his Norwich
debut on 25th August 2015 in the 2-1 win at Rotherham in the Capital
One Cup. He then came on as substitute in the 3-0 Premier League
debut to Southampton on 30th August 2015 after Steven
Whittaker was sent off. Wisdom made 14 appearances for City in 2015/16 as the Canaries were relegated from the Premier League.
On 31st August 2016, he was loaned to Austrian side Red Bull Salzburg depite being tipped to join former manager Brendan Rogers at Celtic. He helped Red Bull retain the Austrian title.
On 13th June 2017, it was reported that Derby was preparing a £2million bid for Wisdom which could rise to £4.5million with add-ons etc. This became reality on 3rd July 2017.