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Norwich snap up Norway midfielder Normann on loan



Norwich City have signed Norway midfielder Mathias Normann on a season-long loan deal from Russian club FC Rostov, the Premier League outfit said on Sunday.

City have the option to make the deal for the 25-year-old, who has seven caps, permanent at the end of the season.

“I know that Norwich play very good football and they like to keep the ball. They have a lot of energy,” Norman told the Norwich website

“I’m a defensive midfielder, I like to tackle, to win the ball and to use my body. I like to be on the ball and try to dictate the game.

“I think I’m ready for this level now and I’m really looking forward to the challenge.”

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Normann has spent the past three seasons in the Russian Premier League, making 52 appearances and scoring twice.

Promoted Norwich have started the top-flight season with three straight defeats and sit second-bottom above Arsenal, having scored one goal and conceded 10.

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