Chris Hughton praises Nathan Redmond's 'maturity'

Hughton praises Redmond's 'maturity'
© Adam Davy / PA Photos
Norwich City manager Chris Hughton claims that Nathan Redmond has made a "mature" decision in choosing to join the Canaries.

Norwich City manager Chris Hughton has claimed that new signing Nathan Redmond has made a "mature" decision in choosing to join the Canaries.

The 19-year-old former Birmingham City winger, who had also attracted interest from Swansea City and Everton, moved to Carrow Road on Thursday.

Hughton had previously worked with Redmond during his time as Birmingham manager.

"Nathan and his advisers had other options but they've been very, very mature in deciding this was the place for him to come to," Hughton told BBC East. "I think my presence influenced him, but the bigger influence was the football club, and he and his advisers have done everything right.

"It is a coup for us, because there was interest from a lot of clubs, and we feel he's a player with real potential. Now it's up to us to make sure we develop him in the right way to fulfil that potential.

"I know him well - he's very motivated, and someone who wants to progress and is prepared to work hard to do so. "

Redmond has signed a four-year contract with the Premier League club.

Nathan Redmond, Birmingham City winger
Read Next:
Norwich complete Redmond swoop
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Wolverhampton WanderersWolves28195450222862
2Derby CountyDerby28158544232153
3Cardiff CityCardiff28156740251551
4Aston Villa28148642251750
5Bristol City2813964032848
6Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd281441042321046
7Fulham28129746341245
8Middlesbrough281351038271144
9Brentford28111074235743
10Leeds UnitedLeeds28134114033743
11Preston North EndPreston28101263228442
12Ipswich TownIpswich28124124140140
13Norwich CityNorwich28107112833-537
14Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest28112153543-835
15Millwall28810103333034
16Queens Park RangersQPR2889113140-933
17Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds28711103034-432
18Reading2878133036-629
19Barnsley2869132840-1227
20Bolton WanderersBolton2868142646-2026
21Hull City28510133945-625
22Sunderland28510133047-1725
23Birmingham CityBirmingham2866161639-2324
24Burton Albion2866162152-3124
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand