The Pink’Un has tonight reported that Norwich City are preparing to offer Irish Playmaker, Wes Hoolahan, a new two-year deal to seal his reinstatement to the first team fold.
Hoolahan handed in an unsuccessful transfer request in January while Chris Hughton was still in charge. The 32-year-old was reportedly eager to join up with former boss Paul Lambert however no deal was ever formalised. Now it appears that new Canaries boss, Neil Adams, is eager to sign the midfielder to a new deal as he aims to give him a key role in the new season. The extension would tie Hoolahan down until he is 35-years-old, and probably the end of his best years.
Despite his unsettled attitude of January, the Irishman is now reportedly happy and ready to commit his future to the Norfolk club for the foreseeable future. Hoolahan has made 192 league appearances since his 2008 move from Blackpool, scoring 31 goals.
The deal would be welcome news to Norwich fans who are set to see Ricky Van Wolfswinkel leave for Saint Etienne on a season long loan, despite only joining the club in a big money move from Sporting Lisbon last summer. The young striker struggled for form and goals in his debut Premier League season, failing to score for the Canaries since an opening day goal against Everton.