DANIEL Farke has expressed his gratitude to all associated with Norwich City for being welcomed so enthusiastically at Carrow Road.
The 40-year-old was appointed as Head Coach towards the end of last week, formally taking up the role after leaving his position as boss of Borussia Dortmund II.
"It was such a warm welcome, which isn't always normal for a new coach," he told Norwich City TV.
"As the first foreign coach [of City] I've been welcomed here with open arms. It's extraordinary and I'm very thankful for that.
"There is a really warm and familiar atmosphere here. It's great conditions to be working in because everyone stands together.
"It feels like a family and I'm really looking forward to helping this family fulfil their dreams."
Discussing the coaching techniques he will bring over from Germany, Farke added: "I will bring my own ideas but I'm open-minded about what we can create together.
"There is much work to do and I have to get used to all the people at the club. I've spoken to a few of the players but don't want to disturb them too much on their holidays.
"They need to rest and to clear their minds so they can come back with full power and full strength. I'll have enough time to work with them when they're back.
"The most beautiful time of the day is being out on the pitch with the players so that's something I'm really looking forward to."