Barnsley have signed Norwich City striker Carlton Morris.
The 25-year-old joins for an undisclosed fee on a deal until 2023 with the Reds having an option to add another year.
Morris played just once for Norwich in 2015 but made 175 appearances for various loan clubs, scoring 29 goals. He spent the first half of last season in South Yorkshire at Rotherham United then was twice loaned to another League One outfit MK Dons.
Morris is cup-tied for Sunday’s FA Cup match against Tranmere Rovers.
He will add strength in depth to the forward line and allow top-scorer Cauley Woodrow to be taken off and rested at times during the busy schedule.
Woodrow currently has nine goals this season but none of the other strikers – Conor Chaplin, Dominik Frieser, Victor Adeboyejo and George Miller – have more than two, although many of them have played wide roles in a front three.
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