Marc Cucurella has accomplished his transfer to Brighton from La Liga facet Getafe on a contract till June 2026, topic to worldwide clearance.
The 23-year-old, who can play as both a left-back or vast midfielder, arrives for an undisclosed price and turns into the membership’s third summer season signing after the sooner additions of Enock Mwepu and Kjell Scherpen.
A product of Espanyol’s youth system, Cucurella joined metropolis rivals Barcelona in 2012 earlier than mortgage spells with Eibar and Getafe, who he joined on a everlasting foundation in 2020.
Discussing the participant’s transfer to the Amex, Brighton head coach Graham Potter mentioned: “We’ve got been eager to deliver Marc to the membership, and we’re actually happy to lastly welcome him right here and are excited to start working with him.
“He has had a implausible schooling within the youth groups at Barcelona and he has gone onto make an actual impression in La Liga and inside the nationwide arrange. He’s a flexible participant, and he’ll add competitors and choices to the squad.”
Capped as soon as by Spain, Cucurella performed 75 La Liga video games throughout two seasons in Getafe and was additionally a part of the Spain squad that gained silver at Tokyo 2020.
He could possibly be in line to make his Brighton debut after the worldwide break at Brentford on September 11.
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