Jonny Howson completes Norwich City medical

Jonny Howson
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Jonny Howson agrees personal terms and passes a medical ahead of his proposed move from Leeds United to Norwich City.

Jonny Howson has moved a step closer to finalising his move from Leeds United to Norwich City by completing a medical at Carrow Road.

The deal is now subject to the paperwork being approved by the relevant footballing authorities.

Canaries manager Paul Lambert believes that the 23-year-old will add goals to his midfield options.

"I think he has been brilliant for Leeds - how he has played but also being their captain brings its own demands. It's a fantastic club Leeds," Lambert told the club's official website.

"I think he can add goals to our midfield which I think we need and he can do that. He'll get better as a player the higher the level he goes up. If he does that and everything goes well, he'll be a great player for us."

Howson, who has signed a three-and-a-half-year contract, will wear the number 24 shirt for Norwich.

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