The 29-year-old joins Burnley from Turkish side Besiktas and is their seventh signing ahead of their return to the top flight.
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Dean Smith, 52, left Norwich City earlier this season after previous spells at Aston Villa and Brentford.
The Republic of Ireland international made five Premier League appearances last season as the Canaries were relegated to the Championship.
Antonio Conte’s side realistically need just a point to finish in the top four, while the Carrow Road hosts have already been condemned to their fate.
The Canaries’ fate was sealed after goals from Ollie Watkins and Danny Ings, in conjunction with Burnley’s late comeback win over Watford, mean Dean Smith’s side can no longer escape the relegation zone.
Watford had started the game second-from-bottom and nine points behind their opponents with five games remaining.
The Canaries lost 3-0 at home to Newcastle United last time out, while Steven Gerrard’s side halted their losing run away to Leicester City.
The surprise news comes with Burnley sitting 18th in the Premier League table, four points adrift of safety with eight games of the season remaining.
Leeds are currently 16th in the table, just two points above 18th-placed Burnley, while Norwich sit rock bottom of the division, five points from the safety of 17th position entering the final straight.
The Canaries head into the weekend on the back of a 2-1 defeat to Liverpool in the FA Cup, while Thomas Frank’s side most recently lost 2-0 to Newcastle United.
The Reds come into the match still unbeaten in all competitions this calendar year, but face a Norwich side whose survival hopes have been significantly boosted in recent weeks.
That could mean a recall for Roberto Firmino, goalscorer at the San Siro in the midweek 2021/2022 UEFA Champions League game.
The Canaries are unbeaten in their last four matches across all competitions, while the Citizens last tasted defeat domestically back in October last year.
The 51-year-old claimed the prize in both November and December after steering the league leaders through an impressive run of 10 consecutive victories.
The Toffees are currently 15th in the table, just eight points clear of the relegation zone, while Norwich sit rock bottom of the division, having collected just 10 points from 20 games this term.
Having cruised to their 10th top-flight victory last time out at Leeds, and then serenely progressed to the EFL Cup semi-finals, the Gunners now meet a home side who have won just twice all season.
The match becomes the latest to be postponed due to sparked rise of Covid-19.
The Red Devils, who have beaten Arsenal and Crystal Palace in their last two league fixtures, are currently sixth in the table, while Norwich are bottom with 10 points to show from their 15 matches.
The Lilywhites saw off Brentford 2-0 in midweek, while Dean Smith’s side could not get one over 10-man Newcastle United in a game that finished 1-1.
Norwich are still bottom of the table despite beating Brentford before the international break, while Southampton occupy 13th position, picking up 14 points from their opening 11 matches.