Norwich City have completed a move to sign promising youngster Bali Mumba from Sunderland.
The Canaries will play Championship football next season after suffering relegation from the Premier League and the Norfolk club are already trying to make improvements to their squad.
With the transfer window now open, Football Insider were among the first to announce that one player who forms part of those plans is Mumba, having seen him enhance his reputation for Sunderland’s academy sides.
Along with that interest and an image shared by the starlet alongside Arsenal youngster Matthew Dennis, who is also set to move to the Canaries, a deal has now been announced.
Teenage talent Mumba has been considered one of the hottest properties at the Academy of Light for some time, having made 10 appearances for the first team.
Confirmed via the Wearsiders official website, the club opted to send a short message to the 18-year-old attacker, writing: “Everyone at SAFC would like to wish Bali the best of luck for the future.”
Another youngster leaves Sunderland and one must wonder if more academy talents will follow Mumba out of the club.
Mumba was seen as one of the top players in the academy but he will now play elsewhere in what is another kick in the teeth for the club and its supporters.
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