Norwich City complete signing of Danel Sinani

PUBLISHED: 17:01 10 April 2020 | UPDATED: 18:51 10 April 2020

Norwich City confirmed Danel Sinani had signed a pre-contract Picture: Norwich City FC

Norwich City confirmed Danel Sinani had signed a pre-contract Picture: Norwich City FC

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Norwich City have completed the signing of Luxembourg international Danel Sinani - with the winger penning a three-year deal with the club.

The 23-year-old will officially join up with City ahead of the 2020/21 season after signing a pre-contract agreement with the Canaries.

City’s interest in the winger can be tracked back to January, when reports of their interest were first made public. Sinani himself has spoken in great length about the progression of the deal, but City moved to announce it formally on Friday evening.

Sinani will join up with Daniel Farke’s squad in pre-season following the conclusion of the current campaign - which has been suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The winger has been prolific in his domestic division, scoring 24 times in 30 appearances in all competitions this season for F91 Dudelange.

Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke has a track record for developing young talent. 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images LtdNorwich City head coach Daniel Farke has a track record for developing young talent. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Sinani becomes the first ever Canaries player from Luxembourg. He has made 21 appearances for the national team, scoring on three occasions.

Speaking about his move to Carrow Road, Sinani said: “Norwich is a very big club with many good players. I will try to do my best and try to continue to hopefully score goals and to help the team to get in a high position.

“I’ve heard a lot of good things about Norwich City and I’m really excited to join you guys in the summer.

“For me, the most important thing in our situation is that you’re keeping well and keeping safe,” he told the club’s channels.

Danel Sinani is a Norwich City player. Picture: Liam McBurney/PA ImagesDanel Sinani is a Norwich City player. Picture: Liam McBurney/PA Images

When quizzed about City’s interest in Sinani, Farke stated that the Canaries were always interested in projects.

Now Sinani has signed, City’s boss is excited to see how the attacker can progress at Carrow Road.

“We’re all happy that we’re able to sign Danel. He’s a young player full of potential.

“He’s pretty interesting because he can play more or less all offensive positions. He also has great ability in terms of end product, scoring many goals and delivering many assists.

“Luxembourg is a completely different level so we will need to give him some time, but he has proven he can deliver in the Europa League. It’s a sign of our way that we give interesting talents the chance to impress.”

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