Last Updated: Wed, 09 Jan 2013 14:37
Norwich City are ready to extend Javier Garrido's loan deal from Lazio after his consistent start to the season.
The Spanish left-back, 27, has started 19 of City's 21 Premier League matches this term following a season-long switch from the Serie A club.
Canaries boss Chris Hughton has been delighted with his form and is understood to be keen to retain his services for next season as well.
Norwich want to open talks with Lazio about extending the loan, but Garrido will be in the last year of his four-year contract with them next term and they would prefer to sell the Spaniard outright.
Garrido signed for Lazio as a direct replacement for Alexandar Kolorov who went in the opposite direction to Manchester City, but played only 21 times in two years at the Roman club after losing his place to Romanian Stefan Radu.
Garrido is understood to be settled in the Norwich area and not keen to go back to Italy at the end of the season.
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