Scotland international Robert Snodgrass says he couldn’t pass up the chance to play in the English Premier League.
The former Livingston forward joined Norwich City on Thursday evening, ending a four-year spell with Leeds United.
"I'm delighted to get it done and dusted and now I'm looking forward to meeting my new team-mates and starting the season," Snodgrass told Norwich’s official website.
"I firmly believe that the Premier League is the best league in the world, and when Norwich came in for me, I made the step because I believe that Norwich can kick on again.
"Sometimes this window of opportunity doesn't come about too often, and I jumped at the chance."
Snodgrass was a fans’ favourite at Elland Road, making 193 appearances following his switch from Almondvale in 2008.
The 24-year-old has also gone on to win five Scotland caps and his new manager, Chris Hughton, is enthusiastic about adding the winger to his squad on a three-year deal.
"He is a player I have admired for a number of years now and he's at a good age at 24, with some excellent experience from his time with Leeds," he said.
"He's also got that international experience with Scotland and is used to playing in big matches both with his country and at Elland Road.
"Robert is an excellent addition to the squad and I'm delighted to add a player of his calibre to the team.
"He had a good goal-scoring record with Leeds and obviously knows a few of the lads already with the squad well from his time at Elland Road and with Scotland.
"I'm sure, like Jacob Butterfield and Steven Whittaker, it won't take him long to settle in with the squad."
The fee, which is undisclosed but has been reported at £1.5m, will see his first club Livingston receive 3.5% of the transfer proceeds through FIFA’s solidarity mechanism for the development of the player, potentially landing them just under £50,000.
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