Manchester Metropolis’s Patrick Roberts has undergone a medical at Norwich forward of becoming a member of the membership on a season-long mortgage.
The 22-year-old winger spent final season on mortgage at Girona in Spain after a profitable two-season mortgage at Celtic within the Scottish Premiership.
Roberts is about to change into newly-promoted Norwich’s first signing of the summer time switch window and return to Premier League soccer for the primary time since December 2015.
Roberts – a former England youth worldwide – started his senior profession at Fulham, the place he broke by from the academy, earlier than switching to Metropolis for a price within the area of £12m in July 2015.
He has discovered first-team alternatives onerous to come back by on the Etihad Stadium, making simply three appearances for the membership in 4 years.
At Celtic, Roberts was influential in two title triumphs below Neil Lennon, who just lately returned as Hoops boss, scoring 18 objectives and organising an additional 26 in 78 appearances throughout two campaigns.
At Girona, Roberts made 19 La Liga appearances and two extra within the Copa del Rey, however failed to attain and made solely two assists in all competitions.