Robert Snodgrass says he jumped at the chance to join Norwich City after joining the club on a three-year deal today.
Snodgrass said the opportunity to play in the Premier League does not come around too often and he could not wait to join the club. Speaking on the Norwich City official website, Snodgrass said, “Sometimes this window of opportunity does not come about too often, and I jumped at the chance.”
Snodgrass will join up once again with his former Leeds teammates Bradley Johnson and Johnny Howson, who both joined Norwich last season and helped the Norfolk club cement their place in their first season back in the Premier League.
The Scotland international winger says he is now looking to help Norwich finish as high up the table as he can. “What Norwich did in the Premier League last season speaks for itself. Bradley Johnson and Johnny Howson kicked on for Leeds, and when you look at that, you think ‘I want to be part of it` and try to get Norwich as far up the table as they can possibly go,” added Snodgrass.
Snodgrass had been offered a new deal by Leeds boss Neil Warnock at the end of last season. The offer would have made him the best-paid player at Elland Road, as Warnock looked to build his squad around the influential winger.
Leeds initially turned down an offer from Norwich last week before agreeing a deal this week after Norwich returned with an improved offer.
Snodgrass left Leeds touring party in Devon and Cornwall on Wednesday to meet up with the representatives of Norwich to sort out his personal terms.
He made his last appearance for Leeds was in Monday`s 6-0 win at Tavistock.
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