Brighton midfielder Gross ruled out of West Ham clash

Pascal Gross. Picture by PW Sporting Photography
Pascal Gross. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Albion midfielder Pascal Gross will miss Friday's home match with West Ham.

The Seagulls' player of the season has missed the last three games with an ankle injury but Dale Stephens is close to returning.

Speaking at his pre-match press conference, Brighton boss Chris Hughton said: "Pascal is still out. Dale is close, very close and we will make a decision.

"Apart from those two, everybody is fit and available."


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