Last Updated: Thu, 09 May 2013 10:19
Striker Chris Martin has confirmed that he is leaving Norwich to join Derby County on a free transfer following a successful loan.
The 24-year-old, who worked his way through the Canaries' academy and made his senior debut for the club in January 2007, went on to make a total of 117 appearances, scoring 34 goals.
However, after boss Chris Hughton allowed him to join Championship side Derby during the course of this season, Martin went on to score two goals in 13 outings for the Rams.
His performances have been enough to persuade Rams boss Nigel Clough to take him on a full-time basis and Martin will sign a two-year contract with an option of a further year at Pride Park on July 1.
He told Norwich's official website: "I am definitely going to look back on my time at Norwich with fond memories.
"There is a lot of good people there and a lot of friends I have made over time. There are a good set of lads there at the minute. I hope they stay up, kick on next season and do really well.
"It is a new start and a new beginning for me at Derby. There is a tinge of disappointment leaving Norwich behind, but I am very excited to be signing for another massive club in the form of Derby County."
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