Former Norwich City manager Paul Lambert is seeking £2 million from the club for unfair dismissal and breach of contract.
Gary Karsa and Ian Culverhouse look set to join Paul Lambert at Aston Villa after it was confirmed they would leave Norwich City.
New Norwich City manager Chris Hughton has been speaking at the Carrow Road press conference.
Norwich City Football Club have issued a statement about the departure of manager Paul Lambert to Aston Villa. They say contrary to some reports no compensation deal has so far been secured with Villa. The club says it has been "inundated" with interest for the vacant job.
– Norwich City statement
"We would once again like to place on record our sincere gratitude to Paul for everything he has done for the Club - everybody at Carrow Road wishes him all the best for the future.Some media reports are suggesting we have agreed compensation for Paul's services with Aston Villa, however this is not the case. We will continue to discuss this matter privately with Aston Villa.
Meanwhile the search for the next Norwich City manager is already actively underway and the Club has been inundated with applications for and interest in the job of leading this great Club."
The club also said the next Norwich City manager will have "a great squad of players, a robust and competitive budget and excellent facilities to work with - as well as the superb backing home and away of our fantastic supporters."
Norwich City fans say they're disappointed by realistic about Paul Lambert's move to Aston Villa. Lambert achieved back to back promotions for the Canaries from League One to the Premier League since he joined the Club from Colchester in 2009.
Paul Lambert is the new manager of Aston Villa, the Barclays Premier League club have announced. More to follow.
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