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Sports News of Friday, 31 January 2020


Ghanaian youngster Tariq Lamptey joins Brighton and Hove Albion

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English-born Ghanaian youngster Tariq Lamptey has joined Brighton and Hove Albion on transfer Deadline Day.

Lamptey joined Brighton and Hove Albion on a three-and-a-half-year deal from Chelsea.

The 19-year-old right-back made his first-team debut for Chelsea in their Premier League win at Arsenal last month and has featured as a substitute in both rounds of the FA Cup.

He has now completed a switch Brighton, with the Seagulls confirming the deal for an undisclosed fee, reported to be in the region of £4million.

Lamptey, also capable of playing in midfield, is now looking to prove himself in the top flight.

He is eligible to play for Ghana despite featuring for the youth England sides.