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Brighton & Hove Albion is poised to shatter its document switch charge as soon as extra with the signing of winger Jose Izquierdo.

Supervisor Chris Hughton admitted that the Membership Brugge man is “somebody we’ve got been conscious of for a while,” and the Colombian is predicted to bear a medical within the subsequent 24 hours, acquire a piece allow, and obtain worldwide clearance.

The Seagulls have already surpassed their highest sum twice this window with the purchases of goalkeeper Mathew Ryan and Dutch midfielder Davy Propper, however are ready to spend a membership-report £thirteen.5 million on Izquierdo, in accordance with the Guardian.

Hughton added that Izquierdo “has been one of many standout gamers within the Belgian league over the previous three years.”

Izquierdo boasts loads of expertise by way of enjoying over 250 matches for Deportivo Pereira, As soon as Caldas, Membership Brugge, and at worldwide degree. He gained Belgian’s Participant of the Yr award for the 2015-sixteen season after scoring six objectives from the left flank en path to a league triumph.

Ought to the paperwork be accomplished on time, Izquierdo’s attacking skills might compensate for the potential loss of Anthony Knockaert by means of damage for Brighton’s season opener towards Manchester Metropolis on Saturday.