Dean Smith CONFIRMED by Norwich, England head to San Marino, Wales face Belgium, Kounde breaks silence on transfer

Dean Smith CONFIRMED by Norwich, England head to San Marino, Wales face Belgium, Kounde breaks silence on transfer

DEAN SMITH’S appointment has been confirmed by Norwich as the former Aston Villa boss walks straight back into a job.

The Canaries fired Daniel Farke despite him beating Brentford and they have made a move for Smith on a two-and-a-half year deal.

Jules Kounde has opened up on his failed move to Chelsea last summer.

The Sevilla centre-back, 23, told French TV: “Has my failed transfer to Chelsea this summer affected me?

“Yes, a little bit, but now it’s digested.”

Meanwhile Conor Gallagher has been called up to the England squad for the first time.

The Crystal Palace midfielder, 21, is on loan at Selhurst Park from Chelsea and has scored four goals with two assists this season.

Raheem Sterling, Jordan Henderson and Jack Grealish have left the squad.

Wales are gearing up for their final World Cup qualifier against Belgium with Robert Page’s side needing just a point to get into the playoffs.

Meanwhile Harry Kane’s future at Tottenham is still in doubt with the England star a major target for Manchester City.

Gareth Southgate’s side can secure their spot in Qatar if they draw with minnows San Marino.

We’ve also got all the latest on a potential transfer for Declan Rice as well as updates from Chelsea, who are eyeing a swoop for Attila Szalai in January.

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