Don’t worry, we’ll stay up, declares Norwich City defender Sebastien Bassong

Sebastien Bassong has not only helped beef up Norwich City's defence this season, he has also weighe

Sebastien Bassong has not only helped beef up Norwich City's defence this season, he has also weighed in with three goals - and he admits he just loves scoring. - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City defender Sebastien Bassong has insisted that he is certain the Canaries will NOT be relegated this season.

After a run of nine games without a Premier League win the Canaries are six points clear of the relegation zone – and Bassong is convinced they will still be in the top flight next season.

“We’ve had a great season so far at Norwich and I think we’ll be OK,” the Cameroon defender told Sky Sports’ Soccer AM programme.

“We’ve got a really good team and a squad of good quality. We haven’t been on a great run for 10 games now and we’re having a tough time, but we’ll bounce back and we’ll be safe.”

Bassong has not only helped beef up the Canaries defence this season, he has also weighed in with three goals – and he admits he just loves scoring.


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“I’ve scored a couple of goals this season and it feels great to score because, you know, sometimes it’s a bit boring at the back,” he joked.

“When you get up front and you score goals, you’re happy about it.

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“If I was asked to play up front, I would do it. I’d get tired quick as you have to make different runs, but if I could score I’d be so delighted and tell the boss you’ve got to put me up front every week!”

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