WANDERERS midfielder Ronan Darcy says he is “loving” life in Norway following his loan move to Sogndal.

Darcy was involved throughout pre-season but headed overseas in search of regular playing time.

The youngster will remain with Eirik Bakke’s side until the end of the Norwegian season.

However, the midfielder’s time in Norway got off to a tough start. He initially had trouble getting into the country due to a change in quarantine laws.

When he finally arrived at Sogndal, Darcy suffered an injury in training which kept him out of action for several weeks.

Despite the early challenges, the youngster is enjoying his time abroad and is keen to make an impact on the pitch.

“I’m loving it,” he told the club’s Facebook page. “Obviously now I’m back on the pitch playing, it’s even better.

"(The village) is lovely and you can't fault the stadium.

"I just need to keep working hard and playing as well as I can for the team.”

Darcy made his debut in a 2-0 defeat against Asane in the Norwegian Cup, coming off the bench for the second half.

The midfielder was delighted to get a first taste of Norwegian football but admits there is still work to be done.

“It was good. I thought, second half, we dominated the game,” added Darcy, who has made 34 senior appearances for Wanderers.

“Our final third now needs to improve, we need to take our chances.”

Sogndal currently sit in sixth place in the Norwegian second tier, having taken 33 points from 22 matches.

Bakke’s men are back in action on Sunday afternoon when they head to Aalesund (KO 2pm).

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