Norwich City signs Ayala from Liverpool

Norwich City has announced the signing year deal for an undisclosed fee.

The Spanish defender came through the Sevilla youth system before joining Liverpool in 2007. While contracted to the Merseyside club, Ayala also enjoyed loan spells at Hull City and Derby County.

Last season, the 20-year-old joined Derby in February and recorded 16 consecutive starts for the club. He has also made five Premier League appearances with Liverpool, making his debut as a substitute against Tottenham Hotspur in August 2009.