20. Leon BARNETT
PUBLISHED: 16:51 08 July 2011 | UPDATED: 13:54 18 December 2012
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Leon Barnett initially joined Norwich City on loan from Premier League club West Brom on August 26, 2010 before signing a three-and-a-half year deal in January 2011.
Position: Central defender
Born: Luton (30 November, 1985)
Height: 6ft, 1in.
Weight: 11st, 4lbs.
Date signed: 1 January, 2011
Signed from: West Brom, undisclosed fee
Contract: June 2014
City debut: v Nottingham Forest A (28 August, 2010)
Former clubs: Luton Town, Aylesbury (loan), West Brom, Coventry City (loan)
Season 2011/12 apps: 18 Goals: 1
Norwich City apps: 44 Goals: 2
Luton (02-07) 60 starts, plus 10 as sub, 3 goals.
West Brom (07-11) 51 starts, plus 5 as sub, 3 goals.
Coventry (loan, 09-10) 19 starts, plus 1 as sub, 0 goals.
Total: 130 starts, plus 16 as sub, 6 goals.
A former Luton player of the year and trainee, Barnett scored three goals in 70 appearances for the Hatters before joining West Brom in July 2007 for £2.5m, scoring three goals in 56 appearances for the Baggies.
Barnett made his City debut in the Canaries 1-1 draw at Nottingham Forest on August 28 and went on to make a further 25 appearances before a hamstring injury, picked up in City's 2-1 win over Reading in February, ruled him out for the rest of the season.
The centre-back made 18 appearances for the Canaries in 2011/12 and scored one goal in the 2-1 victory over Sunderland at Carrow Road.