Brighton establish Adria Pedrosa as a possible goal as they appear to interchange Marc Cucurella following £62m Chelsea transfer… however the Seagulls could face competitors from Newcastle boss Eddie Howe for the Espanyol left-back
- Brighton have recognized Espanyol left-back Adria Pedrosa as a possible goal
- The previous Spain Beneath-21 defender could be a substitute for Marc Cucurella
- Graham Potter could should fend off curiosity from Newcastle for his companies
- Pedrosa has performed 113 video games for Espanyol having graduated from the academy
- His prodigious tempo and athleticism make him well-suited to the Premier League
The 24-year-old has only a 12 months left on contract and preliminary talks have taken place because the Seagulls look to instantly reinvest the £62million they obtained from the Blues for Cucurella.
After extended curiosity from Manchester Metropolis, Cucurella joined Chelsea because the seventh most costly defender in historical past, as Brighton negotiate a revenue of virtually £45m on a participant bought lower than 12 months in the past.
Adria Pedorsa (left) has performed for Espanyol 113 instances in eight years, scoring seven instances and offering 13 assists for the senior staff
Graham Potter’s Brighton have already begun talks to signal the Espanyol defender
However based on studies from Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo the Catalan membership are hopeful that they’ll maintain the academy graduate on the membership past subsequent season when his present deal expires.
Regardless of not but making an look in pre-season, Pedrasa’s representatives have already been in touch with Espanyol over a contract extension, probably persevering with his eight-year keep on the membership.
Graham Potter will probably be conscious that he’s not the one suitor for Pedrasa’s companies, with Eddie Howe having additionally recognized the previous Spanish Beneath-21 worldwide as a doable goal.
And though he can have a significantly bigger warfare chest than earlier within the window, he could discover it arduous to compete with the monetary may of Newcastle, who’ve already made three signings this summer time.
Eddie Howe can also be within the Spanish Beneath-21 worldwide regardless of already signing left-back Matt Targett from Aston Villa
Nonetheless, having already made Matt Targett’s mortgage from Aston Villa final season everlasting Howe could also be much less more likely to push for signing one other left-back – a place that Potter will probably be much more determined to fortify.
Pedrasa’s tempo and athleticism would make him a perfect signing for both facet, given how reliant the Premier League has develop into on physicality and velocity.
Brighton have up to now made three signings this window, bringing in forwards Julio Enciso and Simon Adingra for a mixed £17.6m, in addition to finishing a mortgage deal for Chelsea defender Levi Colwill.