Carrow Road make breakthrough in striker search.
Norwich City have made a breakthrough in their search to bring a new striker to Carrow Road after confirming the signing of Sporting Kansas City forwarde Kei Kamara.
Hughton has failed with bids for Celtic striker Gary Hooper and Swansea City forward Danny Graham, and had also expressed an interest in signing £12million Ricky Van Wolfswinkel from Sporting Lisbon and Queens Park Rangers’ Jamie Mackie.
But he has finally signed a new striker to aid the club’s fight against relegation from the Premier League with the capture of the 28-year old Sierra Leone international on loan until May 6. The deal will now go through if Kamara is granted a work permit.
“I’m delighted to bring Kei to the football club, one of Major League Soccer’s best players over the last few seasons,” Hughton said of the player who has starred for Columbus Crew, San Jose Earthquakes and Houston Dynamo in the MLS.
“There is no doubt it is a big jump to make into the Premier League, but it is an exciting challenge both for him and us here at the club to prove his talent. Kei also adds some valuable competition up front alongside the current striking options we have here at the club.”