‘Absolutely delighted with this’ - City fans pleased with signing of former Forest, Derby and Blades midfielder

PUBLISHED: 11:06 30 July 2020 | UPDATED: 12:29 30 July 2020

Kieran Dowell in action during Sheffield United's 2-2 draw at Norwich City in the Championship during January 2019 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Kieran Dowell in action during Sheffield United's 2-2 draw at Norwich City in the Championship during January 2019 Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Paul Chesterton

Norwich City fans have given resounding approval for the signing of England Under-21 midfielder Kieran Dowell on a permanent deal from Everton.










The Canaries surprised supporters with the 22-year-old’s unveiling this morning, after no previous speculation linking the attacking midfielder with the Canaries.

Dowell was an integral part of the England team which won the Under-20 World Cup in 2017 in South Korea, scoring a winner against the hosts and setting up two goals during a 3-0 win over Argentina in the group stages.

He already has over 70 Championship appearances on his CV following loan spells at Nottingham Forest, Sheffield United and Derby County.

The Everton academy product, originally from Ormskirk, near Liverpool, spent the second half of last season on loan with Wigan Athletic. He scored five goals in 12 games as the Latics a fine run of form which wasn’t quite enough to avoid relegation, due to a 12-point deduction after going into administration.

- Take a look at some of the best of the reaction above and below













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