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James Maddison’s message to Norwich City and its ‘amazing’ fans

James Maddison had  a good relationship with Norwich City supporters 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

James Maddison had a good relationship with Norwich City supporters Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

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James Maddison tonight paid tribute to Norwich City fans after waving goodbye to Carrow Road.

The £20m man took to Twitter hours after his move to Premier League Leicester City was confirmed.

In a series of tweets to his 42,000 followers, Maddison said: “Can’t go without saying a massive, massive thank you to everyone involved with Norwich City. From Delia and Michael, to Stuart and the Boss.

“Can’t forget my brilliant team-mates and most importantly you amazing fans! I can’t thank you enough! You installed confidence in me and gave me the freedom to go and be the player I wanted to be, so I will be forever grateful for that.

“You didn’t get on my back if I made a mistake and you supported me whether I was scoring worldies or getting tackled near my own goal.I hope Norwich gets back to where it belongs and that is most definitely the Premier League!

“I am now a Canary for life and it’ll be the first result I check. Good luck to everyone involved with Norwich City. #JM23.”

Then followed a message to his new fans, at Leicester: “As a young boy my dream was always to play in the Premier League! Now I have the opportunity to make my dream come true and I can’t wait to get started at this fantastic football club! Delighted to be here and looking forward to meeting all of you.”

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