Dimitris Giannoulis is set to end up being Norwich City’s very first January finalizing. – Credit: Intime.gr/ metrosport.gr.

Dimitris Giannoulis ‘has all the qualities’ to be successful in England with Norwich City, according to his old manager.

The 25-year-old Greek global is poised to join the Canaries on a season-long loan with a commitment to purchase must City accomplish promotion to the Premier League. Giannoulis is currently undergoing his five-day self-isolation period after passing his medical.

In a post-match interview after their 3-0 success over Crete based side OFI on Sunday, PAOK’s existing manager Pablo Garcia merely said: “We are losing a really essential player.”.

Giannoulis has actually been linked with relocate to some European giants like Porto and Italian side Napoli, however it is the Canaries who have actually dived in to protect his signature. Disallowing any last-minute drawbacks, the left-back will be unveiled as a City gamer ahead of Wednesday’s component with Bristol City.

Prior to his development with PAOK, Giannoulis spent two seasons on loan at Atromitos Athen working under Damir Canadi. The Austrian has backed his previous loan star to flourish in England and isn’t shocked that the 11-time Greek worldwide has actually been hired by an English club.

” He is a very special player for me. I tried to assist him in Atromitos, but obviously, he had the will. Given that he has actually appeared in PAOK, he has turned into one of their leaders. He’s developed a lot both as a character and as a footballer,” Canadi told Greek outlet MetroSport.

” It is a dream for every player and coach to go to England. For me, it is typical because Giannoulis has developed and will improve even more. He has all the qualities. He is tactically consistent, he plays down the line and he is penetrating and dynamic. It is not a surprise to me that he is going to England.

” We talk sometimes. I have praised him on his relocation, there is shared respect. He deserves what he accomplishes, he has striven and he gets it. I take pride in him.”.

Canadi, who has just recently rejoined Atromitos who play in the Greek Super League after a brief spell coaching German side Nuremberg, has actually been asked whether he ranks the incoming City left-back higher than Liverpool’s summertime finalizing Kostas Tsimikas.

” For me, both are great. They are reliable in both defence and attack. It is more hard for Tsimikas due to the quality that Liverpool have. Giannoulis is going to a team that will provide him game time and that will assist him considerably “.