Norwich City youngster Jacob Murphy joins Blackpool on loan

Jacob Murphy of Norwich City and Gwion Edwards of Crawley Town during the Capital One Cup match at

Jacob Murphy of Norwich City and Gwion Edwards of Crawley Town during the Capital One Cup match at Carrow Road, Norwich. Picture by Richard Calver/Focus Images Ltd - Credit: Richard Calver/Focus Images Ltd

Young Norwich City winger Jacob Murphy has joined Blackpool on loan for three months.

The England Under-20 international, whose twin brother Josh has forced his way into the first team at Carrow Road this season, is set to stay with the Seasiders until February 2.

City boss Neil Adams said: 'It's a really good move for Jacob. With it being a Championship club I think it's perfect for him.

'Lee Clark has just gone in there and he wants to bring players in to freshen it up, and it's a great opportunity for Jacob to go and establish himself, or certainly to go and get game time.

'We've sat down and identified certain players that could benefit from loan moves, and once you make players' names available then we're confident, with the quality of the younger players we've got, that there will be plenty of opportunities.'

Murphy is available to make his debut for Blackpool at Fulham on Wednesday night, if new manager Lee Clark feels the 19-year-old is ready to be included.

The winger has played once for City this season, starting a 3-1 win against Crawley in the Capital One Cup, setting up his brother for a goal.

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He made his debut for the Canaries in January, coming on as a substitute in the FA Cup against Fulham, before going out on loan in League One with Swindon and then Southend in Leg Two.

Murphy is another member of the City youth team which won the FA Youth Cup in 2013 who has gone on to sign professional terms with the club.

The teenager took to his personal Twitter account (@JacobMurphy95) to say: 'Delighted to join @BlackpoolFC on loan! Looking forward to this new exciting challenge! First up Fulham away! Let's get it.'