‘Could be our first player sold for £50m’ – City fans thrilled with new deal for Buendia

Former Argentina U20 international Emi Buendia was a hit with the Norwich City fans Picture: Paul Ch

Former Argentina U20 international Emi Buendia was a hit with the Norwich City fans Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

News of a fresh five-year contract for star attacker Emi Buendia was met with all-round approval by delighted Norwich City supporters.










Buendia was one of the most important players during City's title triumph last season, with eight goals and 13 assists from 38 Championship games earning him third place in the Player of the Season voting among City supporters.

The 22-year-old has added two years to his previous contract, which was only signed last summer after the former Argentina Under-20 international was signed from Spanish side Getafe last year, for an initial £1.5million.

Buendia is set for fresh competition in the Premier League this season, with former Celtic winger Patrick Roberts brought in on a season-long loan from Manchester City.

He became the 10th player to sign a new contract this summer, following on from players including Teemu Pukki, Marco Stiepermann and Tim Krul.


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