Here is a look at the new players to have joined Norwich City this summer. The Norfolk club broke their all time transfer record and have also spent more money in one summer than ever before on transfers. 

Check out the new arrivals below…

Carlo Nash (Goalkeeper) - Free transfer from Stoke City

Nash has joined on a free transfer after being released by Stoke, signing a one-year contract. The Canaries are Nash's 11th club in a career lasting more than 20 years that included spells with Everton, Manchester City as well as Stoke (the biggest pick of the bunch). 

Javier Garrido (Left Back) - from SS Lazio for £1.3million

Javier Garrido had an impressive season on loan at Carrow Road last season. The 28-year-old full-back made 34 appearances for Norwich during his temporary spell in 2012/13. 

He has signed a two-year deal with the option of a third season and should be a great addition to the team. Garrido also played 49 league games for Manchester City and posses great experience. 

Martin Olsson (Left Back) -  from Blackburn Rovers for £2.5million

Olsson, 25, has moved to Carrow Road on a four-year deal for a fee believed to be around £2.5million. Olsson plays left-back and can also be deployed in midfield. He's returning to the Premier League after making 143 appearances for the Ewood Park side. 

The Swedish international had been at Blackburn since he was 17 years old, and has made 15 appearances for his national side. He will be fighting throughout the season for a spot for both positions down the left flank of the pitch.

Leroy Fer (Central Midfield) - from FC Twente for £4.5million

Fer is a 23-year-old who stands 6ft 2in tall and strikes fear into opposition defences. He can be played from defensive midfield to central attacking midfield being able to use his strength and speed to bring the ball up the pitch as well as contributing in defence. 

Fer made 71 appearances for Twente and scored 21 goals. He featured for the Netherlands at the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Championships and has also achieved two caps at senior level. 

Nathan Redmond (Left Midfield) - from Birmingham City for £2.2million (possible rise to £3.2m) 

Nathan Redmond, 19, has signed for the Canaries from Birmingham City for a fee reported to be around £2.2million and could rise to £3.2million in total. Redmond came through the Blues Academy and played under Hughton when he was manager at St Andrew's, which included a run in the Europa League. 

The winger featured for the England U21s in this summer's European Championship, and is looking forward to linking up with his old manager again, this time in the top flight. 

Gary Hooper (Centre Forward) - from Celtic for £5.5million 

In any other season Hooper would've broken Norwich's transfer record, however he is the second most expensive acquisition the Canaries have made so far this summer. 

Hooper had been Celtic's top goalscorer for the past three seasons before singing for the green and yellow club, and at one point was looking destined for Loftus Road before Norwich swooped in to sign the English striker. 

Last summer Norwich had numerous bids rejected for Hooper and will be relieved they have finally been able to sign him up. 

Ricky Van Wolfswinkel (Forward) - from Sporting CP for £8.5million

And finally, we are left with Norwich's most expensive transfer of all time. Ricky 'the wolf man' Wolfswinkel as I call him was signed from Sporting Lisbon. The 6ft 1in forward has agreed a four-year contract following three days of negotiations between the clubs. 

Van Wolfswinkel was once a transfer target for both Liverpool and Tottenham and shows the talent that Norwich have been able to attract managing to finish 11th in their second Premier League season since being promoted back to the Premier League. 

The 24-year-old has so far scored 82 goals in 188 appearances for Sporting, as well as his previous Dutch sides Utrecht and Vitesse Arnhem before moving to Portugal. 

 

All these new singings show Norwich are hungry for success and are aiming to improve on their impressive 11th placed finish. The likes of Redmond and Fer should light up their midfield with pace and power while Van Wolfswinkel and Hooper will be feared by defences across the 19 remaining clubs in the league. 

With time they will blend with the current Canaries players and definitely if they can work together become a strong Premier League club in 2013/14. 

 

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