Young defender Ben Godfrey was rumoured to be a target for Manchester United and Tottenham but he has signed a new deal with Norwich City.
Ben Godfrey has signed a four-year deal with Premier League new boys Norwich City to put an end to the speculation over his future.
The 21-year-old, who can play in defence or midfield, appeared 31 times for Norwich in last season’s successful promotion-winning campaign and has been linked with Manchester United and Tottenham in recent weeks.
But York City academy product Godfrey has now committed his long-term future to the Canaries by putting pen to paper on a contract that will run until 2023, with the option of a further year available to Daniel Farke’s men.
“I’m delighted to commit my future to such a great club with ambitions and goals similar to mine in terms of staying at the highest level and I’m looking forward to next season,” he told his club’s official website.
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“I think we can all look forward to it,” Godfrey said. “It will be a great atmosphere at Anfield and it’s a team that I dreamt of playing against as a young boy.
“We’re all looking forward to it and we’ll give it 110 per cent and hopefully come away with some points.”
Godfrey has made a total of 42 senior appearances for Norwich since joining from York in January 2016.