Norwich City defender Timm Klose has praised the team spirit at the club this season.

The central defender, speaking ahead of Norwich’s clash with Reading, has said that all the players want to work for each other and that everyone is in the same boat.

A common criticism of Norwich last season was that they folded too easily in games and did not look like a group of players who wanted to play with each other.

Klose claims that this is far from the case this season. This was typified after the win over Middlesbrough.

Speaking to Norwich’s website, Klose said this:

You have to wake up in the morning wanting to be better when you leave training.

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We have to give that to younger players. If someone struggles, we catch them and bring them back into the boat. We’re all in the boat. Nobody is allowed to drown.

We all work for each other as a team. You can see that, on and off the pitch.”It’s really good this season. We’re becoming more and more of a team. It’s important to keep everyone in the boat.

We’re not here to judge the players, we’re here to help them. The team spirit is very good.

Daniel Farke brought his players together on the pitch after the game – in a huddle – and spoke to them following the win. A sign of the close bond he has created amongst the group.

Klose has played six games for Norwich this season, with five clean sheets in the process.