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'We can have big say in the title race'

WES HOOLAHAN hopes his Norwich City side can play a part in the destination of the Premier League title this season.

The Canaries are only one point away from the magical 40-point mark which should secure their league status for next season, but Hoolahan also has an eye on his club's clash with title hopefuls Manchester City in two weeks' time.

"We have some big games on the way, I know we have Manchester City in a few weeks. I'm a Man United supporter so it would be nice to get a result against City in that game, but I think the title race will go to the wire," said Hoolahan.


"At the start of the season, the aim was to stay in the league and if we'd finished a point above the relegation zone, we'd have been reasonably happy, but now that we have done so well in the Premier League we want to push on and finish in the top half.

"It's a good place to be now, Norwich. The whole club is buzzing, to have done so well in our first year back in the Premiership is amazing and we're only a win or two away from being automatically safe.

"That's still the main aim. We're not safe yet and securing our place in the Premier League is the main aim.

"But we won't stop playing if and when we achieve safety, we'll keep playing until the last game of the season and try to finish as high as we can. He (Norwich manager Paul Lambert) is a winner and he wants us to win every game we go into," he added.