Matt Jarvis has two aims as he prepares for his Norwich City introduction
PUBLISHED: 12:08 09 September 2015 | UPDATED: 12:08 09 September 2015
Proving his point and helping to deliver Norwich City’s key aim this season – those are the targets firing Matt Jarvis.
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The 29-year-old winger signed for City on a season-long loan from West Ham in the final throes of last week’s transfer deadline day.
And jarvis will be keen to get going with a debut outing as fellow Premier League new boys Bournemouth visit Carrow Road on Saturday.
“The move is a good fit, definitely,” he said. “It’s great for me to come to a great club and to hopefully be able to get some more minutes under my belt, play and do my best for the club.
“I’d say it’s a fresh start for me. The manager knows exactly what he wants and that’s great for a player, to just go out and do what you’re told, do what you need to do. That’s always a plus.
It’s a great stadium, a great atmosphere and I’ve enjoyed my time playing at Carrow Road before, so hopefully I can continue that.
“I want to show everyone what I can do and help Norwich stay in the division. You can see from even only the early part of the season, it’s going to be another one where anyone can beat anyone and you need to try to be consistent, trying to keep the game to 0-0 and 1-1 as long as you can, and then you can try to nick one at the end.
“You’ve just got to try to be consistent, and ultimately that’s the hardest part.”
Jarvis’ time at the Hammers and Wolves – among other clubs – mean familiar faces were already waiting for him at the Canaries’ Colney Training Centre, with Gary O’Neil and Elliott Bennett among his former team-mates.
“It’s nice when you go to a new club and you know a few faces, and I’ve played against all of them as well probably – so it’s good to come in and know people,” added Jarvis, talking to the club’s official website.
“It’s been good to be involved. The training has been good, very sharp, and the lads have welcomed me in very nicely. Everyone looks in very nice shape and I’m looking forward to being involved.”