The star of Coventry City draws the attention on the battle of survival in the Premier League


The season of Coventry City may be over, but for a star outward of the Sky Blues, he is on the point of immersing themselves completely in the rest of the Premier League. Unfortunately for Sam McCallum, he may not participate in the battle of his new club Norwich City to beat the drop.

Sitting at the bottom, six points from safety with nine games hard to play, the Canary islands have a real fight to do to maintain their status of first plan, starting at home to Southampton on Friday.

And rookie of January club of Norfolk, who has been immediately loaned out to Coventry, a newly-promoted, supports Norwich to succeed.

Sam McCallum shows off his new shirt Norwich City

“I can’t make appearance for Norwich this season, but I’m not too bothered because it means that I can have the head down and train me and prepare me for the pre-season to come,” said the player of 19 years left. back / wing back.

“But I’ll definitely watch the games of Norwich.

“There is still a chance of staying up and Norwich has already done wonders, and I think they have everything to do it. ”

It’s been a few years that the teen has been immersed in darkness out of the league with Herne Bay in Kent via the V9 Academy to join the development team of under 23 years of Mark Robins.

The former attacker of the Canary islands has quickly recognized his talent and propelled him into the first team, where he quickly imposed himself as the first choice of the manager, while attracting scouts from clubs up and down the country before that Norwich does not floundering with a reported fee of 3.5 million pounds sterling.

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“It was crazy and since the beginning of the season, I would have never been able to see me where I am now,” said McCallum, speaking to the BBC CWR.

“Starting in pre-season last summer, until now, has been really surreal. All I wanted to do was go with the first team and show the staff what I could do after having started in the team under 23 years of age.

“I have all the world to Coventry to thank for my move and I am buzzing for this. They have pushed me from the first day, even just to get into the first team, and even less become a regular in the seniors. ”

If the Canaries fail in their quest for survival, McCallum will be faced with the prospect of hitting the teammates he leaves to Coventry the next season.

“It would be strange to play against Coventry next season if Norwich do not remain standing “, he said.

“It would be emotional enough to be fair. ”

He added: “I don’t think that I will have the chance to say goodbye to Coventry. But I guess that if Norwich are relegated and that we are playing in Coventry next season, this will be my farewell. “


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