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Norwich signing Butterfield hoping to be fit for kickoff

Norwich City signing Jacob Butterfield hopes to be fit for the new season kickoff.

The former Barnsley captain has recovered from serious knee injury.

Butterfield told the Pink 'Un: "It's been more than six months now, so I'm kind of used to that, sitting on the sidelines and not playing.

"It is frustrating, especially when I've just joined a new club and I want to be out there and getting myself ready for the new season and showing everyone what I can do.

"It's a bit frustrating when I'm stuck in the gym but I feel like I'm nearly there now. It's been a long time. I hope I can join in a bit in the next week or two and I hope at a push might be able to catch the last one or two pre-season games but I think that might be me being a bit hopeful."

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