Norwich City boss Chris Hughton has confirmed interest in Atalanta winger James Troisi.

Troisi came through the system at Newcastle United before leaving England.

"He is one of numerous phone calls and enquiries we have made," Hughton said. "It's normal at this time of the window.

"I knew him at Newcastle. He'd been there for four years before I got there. I'd like to think anybody we would enquire about would have sufficient qualities but he is only one of a few."

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