Norwich City reject Wes Hoolahan transfer request

Norwich City manager Chris Hughton in the dugout during the match against Aston Villa on May 4, 2013
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Norwich City confirm that they have rejected a transfer request from midfielder Wes Hoolahan.

Norwich City have confirmed that they have rejected a transfer request from Wes Hoolahan.

The 31-year-old midfielder is keen to leave the club after seeing his first-team chances limited this season under manager Chris Hughton.

A statement on the club's official website read: "City can confirm Irish international midfielder Wes Hoolahan has today submitted a transfer request which has been rejected.

"The board of Norwich City has stated clearly no senior players will be sold against the club's wishes and Hoolahan, 31, is contracted to the club until June 2015.

"The club will make no further comment at this time."

Hoolahan joined the Canaries in June 2008 from Blackpool.

Norwich's Gary Hooper celebrates scoring the first goal of the game with team mates Robert Snodgrass, Leroy Fer and Johan Elmander during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Fulham at Carrow Road on December 26, 2013
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