Brighton have confirmed the signing of Spanish defender Marc Cucurella from Getafe on a everlasting deal.
The former Barcelona star has been glorious since leaving Camp Nou in 2019, scoring 4 targets and eight assists in 86 appearances for Getafe.
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– Brighton & Hove Albion (@OfficialBHAFC) August 31, 2021
He is now taking his skills to Brighton, who went to their official web site to verify that Cucurella had signed a five-year contract on his arrival at Amex Stadium.
“We have been keen to get Marc to the club, and we are really happy to finally be able to welcome him here and are happy to start working with him,” stated supervisor Graham Potter.
“He has had a fantastic training in the youth team in Barcelona and he has made a real impression in La Liga and in the national team. He is a versatile player, and he will add competition and alternatives to the squad.”
Cucurella is coming to provide Potter some much-needed assist in the left midfield, the place the supervisor has used three totally different gamers already this season.
Pascal Groß, Solly March and Jakub Moder have all frolicked as provisional fullbacks, however Cucurella will give Potter a pure different to the position.
He has loved himself as a backback ever since his days as a teenager on the Barcelona Academy and appears to suit completely with Potter’s most popular system. The boss has favored a 3-5-2 variant since becoming a member of the membership and is clearly shopping for gamers with expertise in that formation.
The Spaniard shall be Brighton’s third arrival this summer time, following an settlement with midfielder Enock Mwepu and goalkeeper Kjell Scherpen.