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Norwich appoint Wagner as new head coach

Norwich have appointed David Wagner as head coach following the sacking of Dean Smith.

The former Huddersfield boss - who guided the club to the Premier League for the first time in 2017/18 - has signed a 12-month rolling contract at Carrow Road.

German-born former USA international Wagner replaces Dean Smith, who was sacked on December 27 after 13 months in charge

The club made the announcement after a work permit and visa were secured.

Norwich sit 11th in the Sky Bet Championship table after 26 games, having lost four of their last six.

Speaking to canaries.co.uk, Wagner said: "This is a very special and proud moment for me. To be here, back in England, as the head coach of Norwich City is a huge honour.

"I've very pleased with what I have seen so far. The facilities at the Lotus Training Centre are top class. We now have to look forward and work extremely hard

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