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Man United consider move for Brighton defender
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Man United consider move for Brighton defender

According to journalist Jonathan Shrager, Manchester United are still keeping tabs on Brighton and Hove Albion defender Ben White after making recent inquiries about his availability. Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen to add more quality to his team in the summer and the signing of a center-back is the club's top priority. They've been monitoring several players in the Premier League and across Europe's elite leagues like Sevilla's Joules Kounde, Atletico Madrid's Stefan Savic, and RB Leipzig's Ibrahima Konate. READ: Can Norwich establish themselves in the Premier League? One of the options in the Premier League is Ben White based on claims and the Red Devils are keeping a close eye on the 23-year-old's performances at Brighton. Meanwhile, it is not yet clear how ...
Brighton expect Premier League clash against Arsenal to hold
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Brighton expect Premier League clash against Arsenal to hold

Brighton and Hove Albion expect their Premier League clash with Arsenal to hold on Saturday despite coronavirus fears. It was confirmed that the Gunners' game against Manchester City at the Etihad on Wednesday was called off to prevent the spread of the virus. Regardless of the postponement, Brighton have released a statement on their official website stating that they expected the game against Arsenal this weekend to hold. "The risk is considered extremely low and Saturday’s match remains scheduled to go ahead with the self-isolation period for those players ending tomorrow," a section of the statement read. READ: Park Ji-sung and Son Heung-min donate to coronavirus victims in South Korea "We continue to follow government and medical advice with regard to the Coronavirus." ...
Chelsea approach Brighton over £50million Lewis Dunk
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Chelsea approach Brighton over £50million Lewis Dunk

Chelsea have reportedly contacted Brighton and Hove Albion over a possible move for central defender and captain Lewis Dunk and the Seagulls are open to let him leave if the right valuation is met. The Blues are free to sign players in this window and Frank Lampard is keen to boost his defense with Bournemouth's Nathan Ake being sounded out as one of the top targets for the Blues. However, The Times have claimed that Chelsea have been keeping tabs on Dunk and have now approached Brighton over a possible deal this January. READ: Xavi rejects Barca offer now, expected to take job in the summer The 28-year-old has been impressive for the Seagulls this season under new manager Graham Potter having had to adapt to a new possession-based style of football. He is highly rated at Brighton...
Hughton disappointed with Brighton sack
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Hughton disappointed with Brighton sack

Former Brighton and Hove Albion boss Chris Hughton has expressed his dissatisfaction with the way he was relieved of his managerial duties at the club. Hughton said he was hugely disappointed and surprised after he was sacked at the end of the season after finishing 17th on the Premier League log. This was after a four-and-a-half-year-spell at the Amex. It can be recalled that the 60-year-old took Brighton to the semi-final of the FA Cup but his side ended up with just 3 wins in their last 23 Premier League games. READ: https://footiehound.com/rafa-benitez-wants-mata-at-newcastle/ He has since been replaced by Swansea boss Graham Potter. Chris Hughton joined Brighton in 2014 and helped them secure their first ever promotion to the Premier League in 2017. They finished 15th on...
Brighton sack Chris Hughton
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Brighton sack Chris Hughton

Brighton and Hove Albion announced on Monday that they have sacked manager Chris Hughton after a four-and-a-half year spell at the Amex. It can be recalled that the 60-year-old helped them secure promotion from the Championship to the Premier League in the 2016/17 football season. Brighton finished 15th last season but escaped relegation by a whisker in the just concluded season, winning just 2 games in their last 18 matches in 2019, and finishing 17th with 36 points, 2 points off the relegation places. They ended the season with a 4:1 loss to eventual Premier League Champions Manchester City at the Amex on Sunday. The likes of Paul Trollope, who is Hughton's assistant, and first-team coach Paul Nevin also followed him out the door as their contracts were terminated. The Chairm...