Aston Villa and Leeds target Todd Cantwell will be allowed to leave Norwich City in the January transfer window.
According to the Daily Mail, the England youth international is one of the names Dean Smith will allow to leave the club this month. Cantwell has struggled for regular minutes this season, and the winger could now depart Norwich.
As per the report, Leeds are keen on signing the attacker, with Villa also being linked with Cantwell according to the Express.
The Sun also claimed in the summer that Norwich value the wide-man at £40m, with the Norfolk side already losing Emi Buendia in the window to Villa.
Although Cantwell impressed for Norwich in their 2019/20 Premier League season as well as their promotion-winning campaign last year in the Championship, the midfielder has hardly played this term.
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Cantwell has played just eight times this season, with only five of these appearances being starts for the Canaries. And with Norwich now open to selling the winger, Villa and Leeds could finally make their move for the 23-year-old.
Cantwell must leave Norwich with Leeds and Villa keen
With Jurgen Klopp a big fan of Cantwell as reported by 90min, the Norwich star is clearly too good to be left unused by a club destined to go down this season, and either Leeds or Villa would be a significant improvement for the winger.
Cantwell has proven he has the quality to perform in the Premier League, and leaving for Norwich for either Leeds or Villa will be a huge leap in the 23-year-old’s career.
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