US forward, Josh Sargent has signed a new five-year contract at Norwich City until June 2028.
Sargent has scored five goals in three appearances this season across all competitions to take his total to 20 goals in 74 appearances, having signed for Norwich from Werder Bremen in Summer 2021.
The 23 year-old US international however is currently out injured with ankle ligament damage suffered in an incident during Norwich’s 4-0 win at Huddersfield in late August.
Speaking about his decision to commit his future to Norwich for five more years, Sargent said: “I’m very happy at signing the new contract and excited to stay here for a bit longer.
“I’ve liked this club ever since coming here, they’re doing really good things. I see myself as being a big part of the team moving forward.
“My family have settled really well here, we’re really happy with our time so far here. It’s a lovely place to live.”
Sargent also is targeting promotion this season despite sitting seventh in the Championship and 11 points off local rivals and second-placed Ipswich after 11 matches, as he explained: “I really want to get promoted with this club, it’s the biggest thing.
“I had a very good start to the season. I just want to get back as soon as possible to keep that momentum going.
“I will continue to do everything I can to help the team, to work as hard as I can, and I promise many more goals.”
Norwich’s Sporting Director, Stuart Webber added that everyone at the club are “delighted” to see Sargent stay with the club for five more years, whilst he praised Sargent for his progress so far.
“Josh continues to develop into a player that can play at the highest level, and we’re excited that he will continue that journey with us.”
Although Sargent is currently sidelined, Norwich are next in action on 21 October at home to Leeds United who currently sit fifth in the table.