Snodgrass ready to kick on
Former Leeds man has big ambitions at Norwich
Last Updated: July 27, 2012 9:19am
Robert Snodgrass: Delighted to be in the Premier League and hoping to kick on with Norwich
Robert Snodgrass has admitted he could not turn down the chance to play in the Premier league for Norwich.
The Canaries completed the signing of the midfielder from Championship club Leeds on a three-year deal on Thursday.
"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."
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The 24-year-old, who joined the Canaries for an undisclosed fee, becomes new boss Chris Hughton's third summer signing following Jacob Butterfield and Steven Whittaker.
And Snodgrass is confident Norwich can improve on last season's 12th-place finish.
"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," the Scotland international told the club'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."
Hughton added: "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'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."