Having first released the news that Jamal Lewis has signed a new contract extension, earlier today, the Canaries’ have just announced that Louis Thompson has also signed a new deal.
Louis Thompson has committed his future to Norwich City ➡️ https://t.co/s6bcmpggOh
— Norwich City FC (@NorwichCityFC) October 10, 2018
Thompson has signed on at Carrow Road for another four years with the club holding a further one year option, meaning that he’s tied to the club until 2023, just like Jamal Lewis.
Thompson has had a difficult time since joining Norwich from Swindon Town in 2014. Much of that time has seen him frustrated by injury and indeed, he spent the whole of last season on the sidelines.
Louis first suffered a pelvic injury before rupturing his Achilles twice within the space of six months something that he has spoken about testing him both physically and mentally but he feels that he has a lot to thank Daniel Farke for.
He told Canaries.co.uk: “It is a great time to be at the Club if you are a young player. I think Norwich are heading in the right direction and young lads are being rewarded with contracts. They are putting in the performances and the trust is there from the manager so if you are good enough you play and that is a nice motto to have. It is encouraging for players coming through.
“I didn’t play last season but I built a relationship with him [Daniel Farke] that I valued and he spoke to me and included me in things which was important so I never felt excluded. I am thankful to him for everything he has done for me. He has been really patient with me this season, he has given me the time that I needed, and he has helped me on the pitch. I am very much enjoying my time under him.”
Thompson has been a regular in the match day squad this season and at just 23, has signed a long contract, rewarding his promising form whenever I’ve seen him play. He can play as a central midfielder or a defender, so his versatility is also useful.
Well done again, Mr Webber.