Norwich Metropolis: Sporting director Stuart Webber calls Chelsea defeat ‘disgraceful’ and ’embarrassing’ for followers

Norwich have received the Championship title in two of the previous three seasons

Sporting director Stuart Webber says Norwich’s 7-0 Premier League defeat at Chelsea was “disgraceful” and “embarrassing” for the membership’s followers.

Norwich spent about £50m on gamers in the summertime after being promoted from the Championship.

However they sit backside of the desk on two factors from 9 video games and haven’t received a top-flight match since March 2020.

“They deserve higher than that however it wasn’t by way of lack of labor or lack of effort,” Webber mentioned.

“Saturday was disgraceful to be sincere and embarrassing for our 1,500 supporters, who made that trek early within the morning.

“Once you lose 7-0 everybody says ‘they did not attempt’, it’s a straightforward factor to say however it isn’t true and we’ve got to show it round. We won’t go into video games writing them off as ‘oh, we have got no probability in that sport’.”

Norwich’s begin to the marketing campaign has already seen them face reigning champions Manchester Metropolis, European champions Chelsea and certain title candidates Liverpool.

The Canaries host Leeds on Sunday aiming to place an finish to a 19-match winless sequence within the Premier League, with Webber aware of a barrage of criticism aimed within the route of head coach Daniel Farke and their method to participant recruitment.

“We have not come to this league to be vacationers and swapping shirts with different gamers, we’re right here to indicate we are able to keep on this league and compete on this league,” Webber added.

“It at all times annoys me in soccer that everybody at all times goes for one individual. Once we had been profitable final 12 months, we weren’t profitable simply due to Daniel [Farke], we had been profitable as a result of we’ve got 300 employees working onerous, we’ve got improbable gamers and we had been profitable.

“We’re being unsuccessful now. Which means we’ve got 300 employees that have to do extra and gamers that have to do extra. For anybody to say we do not should be at this stage is incorrect.

“For folks to say that we have given up and that we have accepted relegation already, I am unable to settle for that. Everybody at this membership works too onerous to simply accept that. It hurts and I would heard sufficient and mentioned that I felt I needed to return out and say one thing.

“I do not consider in being bullied and sitting within the nook when folks throw punches and insults at us. It is time to battle again.”

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