Louis Thompson relishing Norwich City challenge – but has a job to finish first at Swindon Town

Swindon's Louis Thompson challenges Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta (left) last season - Thompson signed

Swindon's Louis Thompson challenges Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta (left) last season - Thompson signed for Norwich City on transfer deadline day, but will spend the rest of this season back on loan at the Robins. - Credit: PA

Louis Thompson knows he has a young head on his shoulders but cannot wait to get stuck into his Norwich City challenge.

But only once he has finished his business with Swindon Town – and helped them back into the Championship.

The 19-year-old midfielder signed a three-year contract with the Canaries on transfer deadline day, but will spend the rest of the current campaign back at the County Ground on loan.

'Swindon have made a good start to the season, and I want to go there and finish the job, and help get them promoted,' said Thompson, whose older brother Nathan is also at the Robins.

Catch up with the latest edition of Mustard TV's Norwich City fanzine, Three Up Front here 'I've been there for a long time so I want to help them out, then come here for a fresh start in July. Next summer is going to be a massive time for me and my family, and I'm really looking forward to the challenge.

'I'm extremely proud. To come to a club of Norwich's stature is a fantastic achievement for me. It's a massive club, the only club in the city, so they've got a huge fanbase. There's not one negative thing to say about this club.'

Despite still being a teenager, the Wales Under-19 international already has 44 first-team appearances under his belt, having risen through Swindon's youth ranks.

'That experience makes you that little bit more mature on the pitch, and hopefully I can use that experience when called upon here,' he added. 'I'm a bit of an all-rounder. I like to be combative in midfield, use my energy and provide something for the team.

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'I'm willing to push myself, give myself a chance and I'm really looking forward to that test here.'

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