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Swiss striker Zeqiri moves to Brighton

1 Oct 2020
Andi Zeqiri joins Brighton

Seagulls sign the 21-year-old on a four-year contract from Lausanne-Sport for an undisclosed fee

Brighton & Hove Albion have completed the signing of forward Andi Zeqiri from Swiss side Lausanne-Sport.

The 21-year-old joins for an undisclosed fee and has agreed a four-year contract with the Seagulls.

"He's a player we have been aware of for some time; we know his qualities and what he can bring to us," head coach Graham Potter told the club's official website.

"He has played at a good level from a young age and has good experience in Switzerland and Italy for a player of his age. We well help him settle here in Brighton, and we are looking forward to welcoming him into the group and working with him."

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Zeqiri scored 22 times in 37 appearances in all competitions in 2019/20 as Lausanne were promoted as champions to the top-tier of Swiss football, while he has netted six goals in seven appearances for Switzerland Under-21s.

Brighton's eighth summer signing spent a season on loan at the Juventus academy in 2016/17 and will add to Potter's forward options.

Up next for the Seagulls is a trip to Goodison Park to face Everton on Saturday.

See: Summer 2020 transfers and news

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