Many Brighton fans have expressed their sadness and frustrations after seeing a fan favourite in Anthony Knockaert in the stands to watch AFC Wimbledon take on Brighton U21s in the EFL Trophy competition.
Brighton U21s travelled to Kingsmeadow in the competition and managed to take the three points back to the south coast after two second-half goals.
To the surprise of many fans, Knockaert was seen at the Dons’ stadium and the Brighton club account tweeted a picture of the player on their account.
Knockaert, 27, is currently on loan away from the club at Fulham. However, there is an option to buy at the end of the spell, meaning that there is a good chance that he will not return to the Amex.
Brighton fans responded pretty negatively, with a split of fans either asking why they let the player go and other fans just enjoying seeing him take the time to watch Brighton.
Here are some of the best responses below…
once a seagull always a seagull
— Keiran miles (@Keiranmiles) September 3, 2019
Why did we let him go again?
— Sunny (@sunny_shehab) September 3, 2019
— SteveWard (@SteveeeWarddd) September 3, 2019
Please Mr Potter sir, can Anthony come home now? pic.twitter.com/1NKIN5keuD
— Rich H. (@BetterCallHarvs) September 4, 2019
Still a seagull at heart
— Chantal Taylor (@Chantal50172701) September 4, 2019
Bleeds white and blue
— Dan (ifb) (@bhafcdan) September 3, 2019
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— Andrew Mc-orr (@AndrewWestdene) September 3, 2019