Norwich confirm season-long loan signing of Manchester United full-back Brandon Williams… with 20-year-old in line to make his debut in Carabao Cup tie with Bournemouth
- Norwich City have confirmed the season-long loan signing Brandon Williams
- England U21 international brings with him experience from the Premier League
- Williams has played in the Europa League after making his debut in September
- Williams has become Norwich’s 10th arrival during the summer transfer window
Norwich City have confirmed the season-long loan signing of Manchester United full-back Brandon Williams.
Williams will be Norwich’s 10th arrival during the summer transfer window – having already signed Billy Gilmour, Christos Tzolis, Angus Gunn, Ben Gibson, Josh Sargent and Milot Rashica.
England U21 international will bring a wealth of experience to the Canaries – having played in both the Premier League and Europa League after making his senior debut in September 2019.
Norwich City confirmed the season-long loan signing of United full-back Brandon Williams
Speaking of his move to Norwich, Williams said: ‘It’s the first time I’ve ever played for a different club before, but I’m just really excited to get started, meet everybody and get my season going.
‘It is a massive club and I like the way they play. I’ve watched them over the years and seen how they play.
Williams will be Norwich’s 10th arrival during the summer transfer window – having already signed the likes of Billy Gilmour (middle) on loan from Chelsea
‘The club like to play out from the back and play football. That really inspired me to come here, and I think that the head coach can really improve me as a player.
‘Everyone has been so welcoming. I’ve really enjoyed my time here already and I can’t wait to meet everybody. I’ve just got a feeling it’ll be a good year.’
Williams has been a long-term target for Southampton and Newcastle but it is Norwich who have won the transfer race to sign the 20-year-old on loan.
Williams has welcomed the loan move this summer as he looks to play more regularly
Williams provided cover for both Luke Shaw and Telles last season at United but since struggled to cement a place in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s starting XI.
Therefore, Williams has welcomed a move to Norwich as he is eager to get more minutes under his belt during the 2020-2021 campaign.
Norwich are hoping Williams’ clearance will come through in time to allow him to make his debut in their Carabao Cup tie against Bournemouth on Tuesday night at Carrow Road.
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