Norwich City striker Gassan Ahadme has been recalled by the Canaries from his loan spell at Portsmouth and he has now sealed a permanent switch to Burton Albion.
Ahadme, a Spanish-born Moroccan, wowed in pre-season as a trialist with seven goals in friendlies against Havant and Waterlooville, Burton and Bristol City, earning him a season-long loan switch to Fratton Park.
However, Ahadme’s loan spell did not go to plan, having played just 212 minutes of League One football for Danny Cowley’s side, 208 of which were in August and he will now spend the second half of this season on loan and beyond at Burton
Ahadme only scored once in ten appearances for the Blues in all competitions, scoring a header during a Papa John’s Trophy group stage win over Crystal Palace’s under-21s.
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Prior to his exit, Ahadme held talks with Norwich, Pompey, his representatives, and Cowley over where he would spend the second half of the season.
He is the third departure of the January window, with Ellis Harrison recently competing a permanent exit to Fleetwood Town and Paul Downing joining Rochdale on loan on Thursday.
It is also understood that Arsenal midfielder Miguel Azeez is about to see his loan with the Blues terminated.