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Brighton transfer news: £40m twist in Albion summer saga, Major update in pursuit of EFL ace

Brighton will finally welcome supporters back to the Amex Stadium when they face newly-crowned champions Manchester City on Tuesday night.

Tuesday, 18th May 2021, 8:52 am

Albion will be looking to build on their 1-1 draw against West Ham over the weekend, and will be hoping that the boost of having fans in the ground can help them do just that.

Speaking in a press conference, manager Graham Potter admitted that he is eagerly awaiting the buzz of a proper crowd.

He said: “I’m excited and looking forward to it.

“We’ve had this amazingly strange experience for the last year or however long, you get used to it and it becomes normal, but it shouldn’t be normal.

“Football is about the supporters, it’s about the experience of matchday, about intensifying all the feelings. We’re just delighted to have them back. It’s fantastic news.

“I don’t think we could have asked for a better game to play to be honest. Man City, the champions, the best team. Hopefully everybody can come down and just enjoy live football, it’s wonderful.

“We’re in it for that buzz of matchday. We’ve had to adjust – even stuff like when you go overnight and stay in a hotel and there’s nobody else in the hotel, and you drive through the city and it’s Saturday afternoon and it’s empty.

“We’ve been through this horrendous time, it’s been terrible, so just to have the supporters back, hopefully it feels like we’re a step closer to getting everything a little bit back.

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