Can the Canaries change their stripes?

After signing Gillingham striker Simeon Jackson this week for a significant fee, Norwich City have seemingly made their intentions clear ahead of their return to the Championship. Paul Lambert will pair Jackson with last season’s top goalscorer Grant Holt and can reasonably expect a total of at least 30 league goals from the duo.

But the days of signing little to go with large or quick to go with strong …

The three best Championship signings so far this summer

To date, it has been a relatively quiet summer in terms of Championship transfer news. Perhaps managers are too busy watching the World Cup to care about such insignificant matters at the moment and the chequebooks will come out next week. In the majority of cases, the more obvious explanation would be that the chairman has conveniently mislaid all means of payment in these troubling economic times.

We have watched …