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Olsson completes Canaries switch

Olsson completes Canaries switch

Norwich City have signed Blackburn left back Martin Olsson for a fee believed to be £2.5m.

Olsson has signed a four year deal at Carrow Road, after spending 7 years at Ewood Park.

The Swedish international was very much a slow burner at Rovers, having signed from Hogaborgs BK back in 2006. After a spell in the youth side he was a hit in the Rovers first team under Sam Allardyce and subsequently under Steve Kean as well.

Bit after Rovers relegation the player was angling for a move away and despite delaying the inevitable by a year Olsson has left Rovers with the fee he commands less than a calendar year ago, mainly due to poor form last season.

His sale should free up some funds for incoming players.

Best of luck to Martin in the future.



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Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Wednesday July 10 2013
Time: 6:28PM

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Was always likely to happen this. Personally I am a fan but seems like the right time for him to move on.
Mikey Delap
10/07/2013 18:31:00
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