Wednesday 20 June 2012

Surman signs new contract with Norwich

Midfielder agrees three-year deal to remain with Carrow Road club

Andrew Surman scored four Barclays Premier League goals for Norwich last season

Norwich City midfielder Andrew Surman has signed a new three-year contract.

Surman, who joined the Canaries from Wolverhampton Wanderers in June 2010, scored four goals last season to help them finish 12th in the Barclays Premier League table.

The 25-year-old said he was looking forward to playing under manager Chris Hughton, who took over at Carrow Road earlier this month after Paul Lambert joined Aston Villa.

"It's going to be an exciting time next season" -
Andrew Surman

"We've a new manager coming in now, and it's a great time to build on what we did last season," Surman told the Norwich website.

"Everything I've heard about the new manager is really good. He's a football man, and a good man manager too.

"I haven't met him just yet, but I'm looking forward to it as all the lads are. It's going to be an exciting time next season."

Hughton said: "Andrew did really well for Norwich last season and as manager I am pleased that he has accepted our offer of a new three-year deal.

"Since joining from Wolves he has continued to improve, and showed this by scoring some important goals in the Premier League last season."

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Key Points

  • Andrew Surman has signed a new three-year contract
  • Midfielder joined Norwich from Wolves in June 2010
  • Surman helped Canaries to 12th in Barclays Premier League last season