Leeds striker Luciano Becchio completes move to Norwich
Becchio handed in a transfer request at Leeds last week
Thursday 31 January 2013
Norwich have signed striker Luciano Becchio from Leeds in a swap deal for Steve Morison, the Barclays Premier League club have announced.
Argentinian forward Becchio, who has scored 19 goals for Leeds this season, handed in a transfer request at Elland Road last week after talks over a new deal faltered.
Norwich hope the deal will be completed in time for Becchio, 29, to feature at QPR on Saturday.
A club statement read: "Becchio has agreed a three-and-a-half year deal with the Canaries' ending a five-and-a-half-year stint at the Yorkshire club, joining fellow former Leeds men Jonny Howson, Robert Snodgrass and Bradley Johnson in the City ranks."
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