Norwich & Max Aarons ‘agree’ new deal
It’s yet to be confirmed by Norwich or Max Aarons, however the Telegraph are calling it.
The broadsheet has told readers that highly-prized right-back Aarons has agreed terms on a new long-term deal:
Norwich City defender Max Aarons is signing a new five-year contract in another huge boost for last season’s Championship winners.
Norwich have now reached an agreement with the 19-year-old’s representatives and confirmation is expected in the next few days.
— Telegraph Football (@TeleFootball) July 9, 2019
Man United & Tottenham transfer rumours
Previously in the transfer window, both Man United and Tottenham have been linked with the Norwich full-back.
Sky Sports reporter Kaveh Solhekol suggested that Man United would try to sign Aarons if they missed out on Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
As we now know, though, Man United did sign the Crystal Palace full-back.
Manchester United stepping up their pursuit of Norwich City right back Max Aarons. See him as alternative to Aaron Wan Bissaka. United have been in talks to sign Wan Bissaka but have not been able to agree deal with Crystal Palace yet. Aarons is EFL young player of the season
— Kaveh Solhekol (@SkyKaveh) June 19, 2019
On the Tottenham links, Football London said that Spurs could target Aarons if Kieran Trippier left the club.
Trippier has been rumoured to be a target for Serie A sides, however the England international is currently still at Tottenham.
Who is Max Aarons?
Max Aarons is a 19-year-old English defender who has risen through the youth system at Carrow Road.
Presently, Aarons is under contract with the newly-promoted Premier League side until 2023.
The teenager was voted the EFL Young Player of the Season in 2018-19.
He played 41 times for Norwich in the Championship last term, scoring twice and chipping in with six assists.