Norwich sign Man City’s Roberts on loan

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Norwich City have announced the signing of Patrick Roberts on a season-long loan from Manchester City.

Roberts has agreed to join the promoted side for the 2019/20 Premier League campaign from 1 July, after signing a two-year contract extension with Man City.

“We made it clear that we need players with quality and good character,” head coach Daniel Farke told Norwich’s official website.

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“They both relate to Patrick. He is very skilful and down-to-earth, humble and modest … he is a perfect fit for us.”

The winger spent the 2018/19 season on loan at Spanish club Girona, having previously been with Celtic for two-and-a-half years.

The 22-year-old has made three Premier League appearances, making his debut in 2013/14 for Fulham.

Roberts and Norwich will discover their first opponents of the new season when the fixtures are released at 09:00 BST Thursday 13 June.

Their only confirmed pre-season friendlyso far is against Paderborn on 16 July.