Some Norwich City supporters have been reacting to the news that Emiliano Buendia will join Aston Villa in a big-money move.
The Canaries cruised to Championship tile glory last season, booking their place back in the Premier League at the first time of asking. Daniel Farke’s side will now aim to go one better than their last effort in the top flight, when they finished rock bottom on 21 points a couple of seasons ago, perhaps replicating Leeds United’s efforts and even pushing for a mid-table finish.
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Norwich are going to have to do it without Buendia, however, and he has been a hugely influential presence at Carrow Road, scoring 24 goals and registering 42 assists in 121 appearances.
On Monday, it was confirmed that Villa have reached an agreement to sign the 24-year-old in a deal thought to be worth £33m. It is unquestionably bad news for Norwich, given Buendia’s influence for the Canaries, although they will at least now have plenty of funds for summer transfer business.
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Norwich fans react to Buendia exit
Alas, these Canaries fans on Twitter didn’t see it that way, with some predicting a troubled 2021/22 season without the Argentine maestro and another saying that the news has already “ruined” their week.
“Ruined my weekend and now ruined the start of my week, cheers Norwich“
“This hurts. Good luck @EM10Buendia”
“We are actually finished if we don’t get his replacement in“
“There may be trouble and dissent ahead…“
“Best player we’ve ever seen in a Norwich shirt. Heartbreaking to see him go“
“And that’s us favourites to head back down to the Championship“
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