Daniel Farke praises ‘perfect’ Oliver Skipp but accepts that it would be difficult to sign the midfielder permanently
The 20-year-old has become one of the Canaries’ most consistent players this season, solidifying his position in midfield.
Daniel Farke impressed with Oliver Skipp but rules out permanent deal
The Skipp loan was a ‘perfect deal’ for Norwich
Since get to Carrow Road in summer, Skipp came to life on the second floor like a duck in the water. England U21 international started every league game (34) and played a key role as the Canaries gained a 10 point lead at the top of the table.
Skipp also scored his first senior goal last week in Norwich’s 3-1 win over Birmingham City to top off another impressive performance.
The young midfielder has always sparked great interest in manager Farke, who has since congratulated the Norwich board on completing the signing this summer.
“It was one of my biggest wishes for last summer, so kudos to Stuart Webber for making this possible,” Farke said. Rose A.
“I can only congratulate Olly [Skipp] and Tottenham. It was a perfect deal.
“The best deal is always a permanent move when you are fully convinced and commit to the future of the club for a player, and they do the same.
“A loan is tricky. But if you have a chance to bring in someone who can be a major boost to the team, then maybe a loan is the only way to make it happen.
Farke rules out permanent deal for Skipp
Skipp’s performance in Norfolk will undoubtedly prompt Norwich to consider a permanent move. Spurs manager Jose Mourinho is also impressed with Skipp, who considered recalling the midfielder in January, but chose not to do so to avoid disrupting his playing momentum.
Farke took note of the midfielder’s role in the title campaign and his team’s promotion and expressed interest in securing a long-term deal. However, the Canaries boss has also admitted that such a move could prove extremely difficult in a wider context.
“We would never be able to sign a player as highly rated as Oliver Skipp. Not on a permanent deal. It would be an incredible amount of money for our club, ”added Farke.
“When you bring in young players from the best clubs in the world, there is always a risk.
“We saw the potential, we studied his character a lot and we knew that he would be fully convinced to give it his all, not thinking that I don’t have to work to prove that I am the best in my job.
“Oliver is a perfect boy. So humble. He’s a brilliant loan signing.