The 28-year-old joined the Canaries in the summer of 2013 from Blackburn Rovers in a deal worth around £2.5m and has gone on to make 129 appearances for the club, scoring three goals.
He came close to leaving Carrow Road two years ago following City’s relegation back to the Championship but after failing to agree personal terms with West Brom on deadline day, an exchange deal for Graham Dorrans collapsed.
"I'd like to go with two Kerry boys for the footballer of the year," said Verney.
"The last two years we've had half-backs win, but Paul Murphy I think is one of the best footballers in the country.
The Dubs are currently installed as 6/4 favourites by Ladbrokes, with Kerry coming in just behind them at 11/4 while Mayo round out the top three at 5/1.
Dublin may be the favourites once again but they were defeated by Kerry in the Division 1 league final last month, with the panel split on whether Jim Gavin's side will be able to retain the Sam Maguire for another year.
“The squad plays good football, even with the position the team is in now, and I don’t think the club should be down there. “A few seasons ago Swansea were very high up in the table, and they haven’t lost too many players since then. Hopefully Paul comes in with his tactics and makes it work.”Olsson could now make his debut at Liverpool in a Premier League encounter on Saturday (12.30pm), with Neil Taylor suffering a broken cheekbone earlier this week.“You always need competition for places,” Olsson continued, speaking to his new club’s official website.
Palace are now just one point outside of the bottom three - and above Swansea, who produced a confident performance to defy their own perilous position in the table.Sam Allardyce's first game in charge at Selhurst Park was a forgettable affair and Wilfried Zaha's spectacular volley appeared to have rescued a point following Alfie Mawson's opener.But substitute Angel Rangel popped up to slot home an 88th minute winner and help the Swans climb off the bottom of the table.He has just returned from international duty with the England Under-21s at Euro 2017 and becomes Swansea's second summer signing following the arrival of Dutch goalkeeper Erwin Mulder from Heerenveen.Swansea had emerged as favourites to sign Abraham, with head coach Paul Clement knowing the Camberwell-born teenager from his time on the Chelsea coaching staff.