Norwich fans raving about Grant Hanley makes Newcastle spell bemusing

Grant Hanley of Newcastle United in action during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Oxford United and Newcastle United at Kassam Stadium on January 28, 2017 in Oxford, England.

Norwich fans are loving Grant Hanley, who Newcastle could not wait to get rid of.

Grant Hanley of Newcastle United in action during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Oxford United and Newcastle United at Kassam Stadium on January 28, 2017 in Oxford, England.

Grant Hanley's spell at Newcastle United was a big disappointment and the Scot would likely be the first to admit he did not do himself justice.

The centre-back signed for £6 million from Blackburn but failed to establish himself in Rafa Benitez's starting XI.

Hanley was sold to Norwich City and the defender has revitalised his career.

He was terrific last night as the Canaries held Nottingham Forest to a goalless draw, blunting the threat of talented forward Ben Brereton.

Norwich defender Grant Hanley (c) challenges Sol Bamba (l) and Junior Hoilet of Cardiff during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Norwich City at Cardiff City Stadium...

Hanley is still only 26, and he is benefitting from playing regularly.

He has made 25 appearances this season for Norwich since signing and appears to be getting better and better. Last season he was handed just five starts for Newcastle.

Hanley looks a different player to the one at Newcastle, and is showing why the Toon paid £6 million to sign him in the first place.

The Newcastle spell is proving to be the exception for his career rather than a trend, and he deserves credit for getting his career back on track.

Here is a look at how Norwich fans reacted to his latest performance...

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