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Norwich City confirm Leroy Fer signing

Fer joins from FC Twente. (©GettyImages)
Fer joins from FC Twente. (©GettyImages).

 

Norwich City have confirmed the signing of Dutch international Leroy Fer on a four-year deal.

The 23-year-old signed from Dutch side FC Twente, where he scored 21 goals in 71 appearances. Fer started his career at Feyenoord.

Fer has joined Ricky van Wolfswinkel, Javier Garrido, Nathan Redmond, Martin Olsson and Carlo Nash in Chris Hughton’s summer spending.

Fer, who has two full caps, captained his country at under-17 and under-19 levels. He was also a major part of the under-21s road to the semi-final earlier this summer, scoring two along the way in the European Championship.

The manager Chris Hughton told the club's official website: “We are really pleased to have acquired the signature of a player with the qualities that Leroy has.

"He's a very versatile Dutch international and at 23 he has that pleasing balance of having acquired experience playing over 100 games in the Dutch League - but still having plenty of time ahead of him to continue his development as a player here with us at Norwich City."

Premier League rivals, Everton were poised to sign the midfielder last summer, but the move collapsed after their was concerns following a medical.


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