Report: Norwich to bid £4m for Sheffield Wednesday's Jordan Rhodes

Jordan Rhodes of Norwich City misses a penalty during the Sky Bet Championship match between Norwich City and Brentford at Carrow Road stadium on October 27, 2018 in Norwich, England.

Norwich City are reportedly unwilling to match Sheffield Wednesday's valuation of Jordan Rhodes.

Jordan Rhodes of Norwich City celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between West Bromwich Albion and Norwich City at The Hawthorns on January...

According to a report from The Sun on Sunday (4/8; page 67), Norwich plan to make a £4 million bid for Jordan Rhodes, but the Canaries are currently unwilling to meet Sheffield Wednesday's £7 million asking price for the striker.

Rhodes went into this summer in an unusual position having helped Daniel Farke's men secure promotion to the Premier League before returning to Wednesday where he has endured such a difficult spell in his career.

 

The former Middlesbrough man scored six times as Norwich won the title, but found himself as an unused substitute on the opening day of the new season as Lee Bullen's men beat Reading 3-1 at the Madejski Stadium.

The Sun on Sunday (4/8; page 67) has suggested that the Canaries plan to go back in for the 29-year-old, and plan to make a £4 million offer before the transfer deadline. However, it appears that that may not be enough to get a deal done.

Daniel Farke, Manager of Norwich City looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Norwich City at DW Stadium on April 14, 2019 in Wigan, England.

The report notes that Wednesday want almost double that figure, with the asking price being set at £7 million.

It looks to be in all parties' best interests for a deal to be agreed before the deadline passes. Rhodes is going to need to do extremely well to force his way from the periphery of the squad at Hillsborough, so reaching a compromise could be best for both clubs, as well as being exactly what Rhodes needs after his struggles.

Norwich City's Scottish striker Jordan Rhodes applauds the fans following the English League cup fourth round football match between Bournemouth and Norwich City at the Vitality Stadium in...

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