Norwich City sporting director Stuart Webber has blasted claims they're going through the motions.
Webber accepts Daniel Farke's Canaries, who only have two points from nine games, have not been good enough on the pitch. But is angered by claims of a lack of ambition.
Webber said: “Some of the scandalous things which had been said about us are wrong and yes, the only way to turn that around and prove people wrong is by winning games.
“I think when you hear words like Norwich aren't having a go or they bank the money and run or they've accepted relegation already is unfair and not true. We are having a proper go.
“I think there's been too much noise and negativity around our club. The truth is we were the 11th biggest spenders in Europe.
“To say we've not had to go or to question that we've accepted relegation already after nine games is a disgrace. We need to come back out fighting now.
“Let's be honest that the facts don't lie in terms of our points return. It's not been good enough and I can't sit here and try and convince you or anyone else that the League table definitely doesn't lie.
“And certainly when you get nine games in as well it's a good enough chunk of time to sort of assess where you're at. So yes the start of the season on the pitch hasn't hasn't been great.
“I still think there's been some positive signs within that. I know we've got good players, we've got good staff and a good coach and you know, we've got a more than a good chance of getting out of this you know, we recruited heavily in the summer and that takes time to gel."
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