Huddersfield boss Lee Clark predicts Norwich-bound winger Anthony Pilkington will be a big hit in the Premier League.
Pilkington, who signed a two-year contract extension at the Galpharm Stadium at the end of last year, is poised to put pen to paper on a three-year deal with Norwich after Huddersfield accepted an undisclosed fee for the 23-year-old.
Clark, who signed Pilkington from Stockport in January 2009, said: "I'm obviously very sad to see Anthony go, as you become a good manager by having good players and he's very good.
"But from day one of his arrival at this club I stated he had the potential to play in the Premier League and we knew this day might come.
"To be fair to Anthony I don't believe he would have left the club to go to a Championship club. He has absolutely loved his time here and only the opportunity to play at the highest level has triggered his decision to leave.
"I have a mixture of sadness and pride over his transfer, but I believe he will be a success at Norwich. He's a fantastic lad and has done very well for this club - right until the end when he has been fair by the club by letting us get the best possible deal."