Tau makes Premier League debut in opposition to Manchester Metropolis
The 26-year-old has been handed a spot within the Seagulls’ beginning XI for Wednesday’s conflict in Manchester
Brighton & Hove Albion ahead Percy Tau has been given an opportunity to make his Premier League debut in opposition to Manchester Metropolis on Wednesday.
The South Africa star was but to play within the English top-flight since his change from Mamelodi Sundowns in 2018 as a result of he had spent the final two-and-a-half years on mortgage in Belgium.
On Sunday, the 26-year-old was launched as a second-half substitute as Brighton defeated League Two membership Newport County on penalties within the FA Cup.
For the encounter on the Etihad Stadium, Tau joins Leandro Trossard and Alexis Mac Allister to finish the Seagulls’ attacking pressure.
🙌 𝐓𝐄𝐀𝐌 𝐍𝐄𝐖𝐒…
The Albion aspect who’ll tackle @ManCity tonight on the Etihad.
— Brighton & Hove Albion (@OfficialBHAFC) January 13, 2021
Brighton are at present enduring an eight-game winless streak within the Premier League since their 2-1 victory over Aston Villa in November 21.
Algeria captain Riyad Mahrez is one other African star who will characteristic within the encounter, for opponents Manchester Metropolis.
Mali’s Yves Bissouma is suspended for the Seagulls after he obtained his fifth yellow card of the season earlier this 12 months in opposition to Wolverhampton Wanderers.
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