20. Leon BARNETT

PUBLISHED: 16:51 08 July 2011 | UPDATED: 13:54 18 December 2012

Leon Barnett

Leon Barnett

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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

Age: 27

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

Career:

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.

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