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SportNorwich eyeing swoop for Josip Drmic

12:50  12 june  2019
12:50  12 june  2019 Source:

Factfile: Who is Norwich target Josip Drmic?

Factfile: Who is Norwich target Josip Drmic? Norwich City are being linked with a swoop for out-of-contact Borussia Monchengladbach forward Josip Drmic. The club are reportedly looking to sign Drmic on a free upon the expiry of his contract at the German club this summer. Norwich have already made one signing in the transfer window, bringing in Patrick Roberts on a season-long loan from Premier League champions Manchester City. Drmic could now be the next in line to come in the door at Carrow Road ready for a top-flight campaign. Teemu Pukki and Dennis Srbeny are Norwich’s only senior forwards at present, following the end of Jordan Rhodes’ loan spell with the club.

Josip Drmić (Croatian pronunciation: [ jǒsip dř̩mitɕ]; born 8 August 1992) is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a striker for German club Borussia Mönchengladbach and the Switzerland

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Norwich eyeing swoop for Josip Drmic © Clive Mason/Getty Images Sport Switzerland v Costa Rica: Group E - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Norwich City are eyeing up a deal to sign Borussia Monchengladbach forward Josip Drmic this summer.

According to Sport Bild, via Fohlen, Norwich are interested in bringing Drmic over to England ahead of next season.

The report claims that Drmic will become a free agent next month upon the expiry of his contract at Monchengladbach.

Norwich eyeing swoop for Josip Drmic © Clive Mason/Getty Images Sport Clive Mason/Getty Images Sport

Drmic will then be free to move to the club of his choice, with Norwich now in the running to sign him.

Teemu Pukki and Dennis Srbeny are currently Norwich’s only senior forwards, leaving a space for another striker to come in and compete for a place next season.

Drmic scored twice in five Bundesliga appearances for Monchengladbach this season, whilst he also faced England in the 3rd-place play-off in the Nations League last weekend – missing a penalty in the shoot-out.

The 26-year-old has scored 10 goals in 32 caps for Switzerland and has played with Timm Klose at international level.

Crystal Palace join Norwich in race to sign Maupay.
Crystal Palace have joined Norwich City in the race to sign French striker Neal Maupay this summer. Norwich have been linked with a move for Maupay, by The Evening Standard, alongside fellow newly-promoted sides Sheffield United and Aston Villa. Now, Crystal Palace are said to be considering a swoop for Maupay as they look to strengthen their attack. According to the Sutton and Croydon Guardian, Palace are weighing up a £30m swoop for Neal Maupay and Ollie Watkins from Brentford. This will come as a blow to Norwich, who are looking to make their squad ready for a Premier League survival push next season.

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