Norwich City have confirmed via their official website that youngster Todd Cantwell has joined Dutch side Fortuna Sittard on a loan deal until the end of the season.
The 19-year-old has begun to break into the first-team set-up under Daniel Farke this season, and made his debut after coming on as a substitute against Chelsea in the FA Cup replay at Stamford Bridge which the Canaries lost on penalties.
Cantwell is unlikely to regular appear for Norwich on a regular basis, and will now head to Holland’s second-tier to take part in Fortuna Sittard’s promotion push, with the Dutch outfit lying third in the Eerste divisie.
Manager Daniel Farke said: “We hope he can get many minutes because he plays an important role in my plans for the summer.”
Cantwell is one of the most promising youngsters on the books at Carrow Road, and fans will keep an eye on results in Holland to follow the progress of their prodigy.
The player impressed during his debut at Stamford Bridge in extremely testing circumstances, and it appears that Cantwell has the mentality to succeed at the very top of the game.
The Dutch second division is an exciting league, with lots of goals and football played at an extremely fast pace, and Cantwell will be tested.
Play well, and he will be in the Norwich first-team on a regular basis next season.
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