Tariq Lamptey: Brighton sign 19-year-old defender from Chelsea

Tariq Lamptey

Tariq Lamptey made his Chelsea launching versus Arsenal in the Premier League in December

Brighton have signed 19- year-old defender Tariq Lamptey from Chelsea on an offer till 2023.

Lamptey made his senior Chelsea debut in a 2-1 win against Toolbox in the Premier League on 29 December.

A member of England’s squad at the 2019 Under-19 European Championships, he has likewise made two looks in the FA Cup this season.

” We’re really happy to have actually secured the signing of a really exciting young skill,” said supervisor Graham Potter.

Albion employer Potter added: “With his speed and technical capability, Tariq offers us with another option on the best side of the pitch both at right-back, where we currently have excellent competitors, and also even more up the pitch.”

Brighton have also recalled striker Jurgen Locadia from his loan spell with Bundesliga side Hoffenheim in addition to Slovenian forward Jan Mlakar, who has actually been on loan at Queens Park Rangers.

Mlakar did not start a National championship after joining QPR in July.

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