The Seagulls will be looking forward to their first season in the Football Transfer Tavern since a four-year spell in the top-flight some three decades ago, and they kick it off with a tall order at home to Manchester City.
Whilst Pep Guardiola’s men have been heavy spenders in the market, Chris Hughton has quietly gone about his business and fans will eagerly be anticipating how their new look team will cope with the Premier League.
The Brighton fans by the bar are largely unfamiliar with the majority of their club’s acquisitions this summer, with attacker Izzy Brown, joining on loan from Chelsea, being the only addition who competed in English football last term, helping gain Huddersfield promotion.
It will be set to be an ecstatic atmosphere at the Amex Stadium on the opening weekend as supporters welcome their beloved side to the Premier League and they couldn’t have a bigger task to handle.
Hughton’s men are facing a challenge, but here are TWO reasons why Brighton & Hove Albion can cause a shock and overcome title-chasing Manchester City on Saturday….
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