There’s not been much calming in Brighton fans this summer, with the club’s supporters in the Transfer Tavern in high spirits ahead of the new season.
After years flirting with a debut season in the top flight, Chris Hughton’s side finally secured automatic promotion from the Championship last season.
Brighton have been efficient in the transfer window so far, welcoming new faces from the second tier of German football to join the fight for Premier League survival.
Markus Suttner and Pascal Gross have both arrived from German outfit Ingolstadt, while Aussie shot-stopper Mathew Ryan has signed from Valencia.
Hughton has maintained the contingent that earned his side promotion last season, though ‘keeper David Stockdale has joined Birmingham.
Whether the Seagulls boss allows any more to depart the south-coast side remains to be seen.
A few of his current squad will be unable to make the step up to the big time. And we’ve picked out TWO players who will surely hold Brighton back next season…