Brighton adds record mid Propper from PSV Eindhoven
Brighton and Hove Albion have added another high quality center midfielder.
After adding Pascal Gross from Ingolstadt this offseason, Gulls boss Chris Hughton has landed Dutch mid Davy Propper from PSV Eindhoven.
The approximately $8 million deal would break a Brighton transfer record.
Propper, 25, is five-times capped by the Netherlands and the 6-foot midfielder has 22 goals in 87 appearances since leaving Vitesse Arnhem for PSV.
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79 – Davy Pröpper created more goalscoring chances in the Eredivisie last season than any other PSV player (79). Seagull.— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) August 7, 2017
He says he’s big on the example of Zinedine Zidane (Us, too):
Propper and Gross have a chance to play a huge role in Brighton’s fight for Premier League survival, and Hughton will only look to his Premier League past for the importance of steady midfield in both staying up and moving up.