Brighton join West Ham, Palace in race for Ligue 1 captain

Oli Fisher

Brighton have reportedly joined Crystal Palace and West Ham United in the race to sign a Lille midfielder.

Ligue 1 star Ibrahim Amadou was linked with a move to the Premier League on deadline day in January, even catching a train to London to try and force a move through.

Both of the aforementioned London clubs were keen on the 24-year-old in January but failed to seal a deal, and now they face competition from Chris Hughton’s Brighton.

According to French outlet Le10Sport, the Seagulls are impressed by Amadou’s versatility, and have turned their attentions to a possible summer move.

However, interest from other European clubs could arrive for the Frenchman, who is currently entrusted with the captain’s armband at Lille.


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