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NELSON Oliveira joined Norwich City from Portuguese side Benfica in August 2016, signing a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

He notably netted on his Champions League debut for the Lisbon outfit against Zenit St Petersburg in 2012, having starred at the 2011 Under-20s World Cup.

Included in Portugal's squad for Euro 2012, the striker made three appearances as his country reached the semi-finals before being beaten by eventual champions Spain.

Oliveira spent the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons on loan to Deportivo La Coruna and Rennes respectively, before embarking on a temporary stint with Swansea City in January 2015.

The 2015-16 campaign was spent at Sky Bet Championship side Nottingham Forest where he netted nine goals in 28 league starts, prior to completing a switch to Carrow Road.