After starring in a 4-2 win over Watford, Nathan Redmond has shown what Norwich City might be missing when they arrive back in the Championship for next season.
The tricky winger scored his sixth goal of the season and also provided assists for both of Dieumerci Mbokani’s goals in the win against the Hornets during Norwich's penultimate game of the season.
However, the result wasn’t good enough for the Canaries as Sunderland’s victory over Everton saw them drop back down to the Championship after one year in the Premier League.
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The England U21 international is entering the last year of his contract at Carrow Road and negotiations to renew it have stalled with the news that Stoke City, Crystal Palace and Southampton are all interested.
The Canaries, who may be forced to sell this summer, have slapped a £15 million price tag on the winger.
The Guardian suggests that Crystal Palace’s evaluation of Redmond is around £8m, but are willing to use Jordan Mutch to tempt Norwich into a deal.
This comes at a time when Norwich are looking for a new chief executive after David McNally resigned following the club's defeat to Manchester United. With Norwich looking for a new CEO, the Redmond talks may have taken another step back.
Despite Norwich’s relegation to the Championship, Redmond has been one of a few bright sparks for the Canaries and it seems that he is reluctant to drop back down to the second tier of English football.
The former Birmingham winger played a vital role in Norwich's promotion through the playoffs a year ago, but this time round they might have to do it without their star man.
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