Cardiff's Taiwo set to sign for Norwich City

The Canaries were today believed to be close to completing their third signing of the summer in Cardiff City's Solomon Taiwo. The 25-year-old Nigerian-born midfielder was reported to be heading for Norwich to undergo a medical before sealing his move.

The Canaries were today believed to be close to completing their third signing of the summer in Cardiff City's Solomon Taiwo.

The 25-year-old Nigerian-born midfielder was reported to be heading for Norwich to undergo a medical before sealing his move.

Taiwo joined the Bluebirds for �200,000 from Dagenham & Redbridge last August on a three-year deal but made just 10 first team appearances for Dave Jones' side.

City boss Paul Lambert is said to have agreed a fee with Cardiff, reported in South Wales to be about �150,000. If he signs, Taiwo will join Brighton midfielder Andrew Crofts and Coventry defender Elliott Ward among Lambert's new recruits in what has already been a busy close season on the transfer front at Carrow Road.


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Colchester chairman Robbie Cowling, meanwhile, insisted there had been no approach for defender Marc Tierney, also linked with City.

The 24-year-old full-back was signed by Lambert in January last year when he was Colchester boss.

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"Marc is in the last year of his contract. Again we've offered him improved terms and we hope he's going to accept those and stay with the club," said Cowling.

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