Norwich defender Martin urges Holt to resist Villa, West Ham offers

Norwich City defender Russell Martin has hopes Grant Holt will forget plans to quit Carrow Road. West Ham United and Aston Villa are chasing the striker, who has demanded a transfer.

Norwich City defender Russell Martin has hopes Grant Holt will forget plans to quit Carrow Road.

West Ham United and Aston Villa are chasing the striker, who has demanded a transfer.

"It was a surprise. I spoke to the big man a couple of times. He's made the decision for his own reasons," Martin told BBC Radio Norfolk.

"Hopefully it's not done and dusted yet and there is a way back for him."

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