Sport Pritchard pushed for Huddersfield move

19:06  12 january  2018
19:06  12 january  2018 Source:   Read Sport

Huddersfield complete reported £14m deal for Norwich's Pritchard

  Huddersfield complete reported £14m deal for Norwich's Pritchard The 24-year-old becomes David Wagner's second signing of the January transfer window as he moves up from the ChampionshipHuddersfield Town have completed the capture of attacking midfielder Alex Pritchard from Norwich City for a reported fee of £14 million.

Pritchard told Huddersfield Town TV: "I think it will be the right club for me - I have spoken to the manager a couple of times now. Just the way they play football and the togetherness of the team is a perfect fit for me."

Alex Pritchard is on the verge of a move to Huddersfield Town after Norwich City accepted a £11m bid for the 24-year-old midfielder, according to a report.

Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke has confirmed that Alex Pritchard pushed for a move to Huddersfield.

The club announced on Friday that Pritchard has joined Huddersfield Town in a deal thought to be in the region of £11-12m.

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Pritchard scored once and set up two in the Championship this season for Norwich, after returning from a four month injury in November.

Pritchard to have Huddersfield medical on Thursday

  Pritchard to have Huddersfield medical on Thursday Alex Pritchard is set to undergo a medical at Huddersfield after Norwich accepted a £11m bid for the midfielder. According to Telegraph journalist John Percy, Norwich and Huddersfield have agreed a £11m fee for Pritchard, who will complete the medical formalities this week. Twitter: Alex Pritchard will have a medical at Huddersfield tomorrow. £11m deal agreed with Norwich tonight #htafc #ncfc (@JPercyTelegraph) Norwich rejected a £5m offer from Huddersfield earlier this week, but have now conceded defeat in their efforts to keep him. Pritchard has one goal and two assists for Norwich in the Championship this season, though he only returned to action in December. The midfielder was nursing an injury for the first few months of the season, having picked up a knock in pre-season. Norwich signed Pritchard in the summer of 2016 from Tottenham for a fee in the region of £8.5m. This deal represents a marginal profit on the 24-year-old.

Huddersfield complete £14m capture of Norwich winger Alex Pritchard Alex Pritchard could make his Huddersfield debut at the weekend The Terriers host West Ham at the John Smith's Stadium on Saturday Pritchard moved to Carrow Road from Tottenham for £8m in August 2016 and scored eight

Huddersfield agree £14m deal to sign Norwich City winger Alex Pritchard Alex Pritchard has secured a move back to the Premier League for £14million Huddersfield agreed initial £12m fee which will rise by another £2m in bonuses Canaries sporting director Stuart Webber had previously worked for Huddersfield .

The attacking midfielder joined Norwich from Tottenham in the summer of 2016 for £8.5m.

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Andre Ayew linked with Swansea return .
According to reports, West Ham striker Andre Ayew is edging closer to a return move to Swansea City. Ayew, 28, impressed during the 2015/16 season with the Welsh side after joining from Marseille, scoring 12 Premier League goals in 34 appearances, which earned him a move to the Hammers in the summer of 2016, in a deal worth £20.5 million. However, Ayew has struggled during his time with West Ham, only managing to find the back of the net nine times in 33 league appearances during his two years with the club. Gianluca Dimarzio now reports that Ayew will join up with brother Jordan at Swansea, with new manager Carlos Carvalhal showing a strong interest in the Ghanaian.

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