Norwich boss Lambert has no problem signing Howson injured

Norwich City boss Paul Lambert is happy to sign former Leeds United captain Jonny Howson while injured.

Howson injured his knee against Millwall on December 3 and is currently working his way back to fitness, but new manager Paul Lambert is looking at the longer-term picture.

"I think he has been brilliant for Leeds - how he has played but also being their captain brings its own demands. It's a fantastic club, Leeds," he said.

"I think he can add goals to our midfield, which I think we need and he can do that. He'll get better as a player the higher the level he goes up.

"If he does that and everything goes well, he'll be a great player for us."

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