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Christoph Zimmermann: German defender signs new Norwich City contract

Christoph Zimmermann has extended his deal at Carrow Road. Credit: PA

Norwich City defender Christoph Zimmermann has signed a new long-term deal with the club.

The 24-year-old moved to Carrow Road on a free transfer from Borussia Dortmund II in the summer.

The centre-back used to play under Head Coach Daniel Farke in Germany and has made 24 appearances for the Canaries in all competitions so far.

Zimmermann's new deal will run until the summer of 2021.

Zimmermann challenges Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud in the League Cup. Credit: PA

"I’m happy and I’m grateful for this," Zimmermann said.

"I’ve mentioned it before, but in the summer I was just happy to have the chance to come here and play for Norwich City. It’s the best thing that could have happened for me.

"I’m looking forward to having some more years here."