Norwich have had a bid accepted for Leeds midfielder and captain Jonny Howson.

The npower Championship confirmed they had "reluctantly" accepted an offer for the 23-year-old, whose deal at Elland Road expires in the summer.

A statement on the club's website read: "The club has reluctantly accepted the offer on the basis that the player only has six months of his current contract remaining and has expressed a desire to play Premier League football at the earliest opportunity."

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