Brighton close on £25m deal for Bristol City defender Adam Webster

30 July 2019 05:12
City’s Lee Johnson admits club in difficult situationSigning would break Albion’s transfer recordBrighton & Hove Albion are confident of sealing a club-record deal worth £25m for the Bristol City defender Adam Webster. The 24-year-old centre-back was a standout performer in the Championship last season, prompting Premier League interest from Aston Villa, but Brighton are confident of securing the defender after submitting an initial bid of £20m, plus add-ons.No deal has been agreed, but any transfer is expected to eclipse the £18m Brighton paid Genk for Leandro Trossard earlier this summer. Related: Transfer window 2019 – every summer deal from Europe's top five leagues Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian