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Hughton closes in on midfield prospect

22nd January 2019, 09:49 by Nick Harris

Argentine midfielder Alexis Mac Allister claims he is close to agreeing a deal with Brighton.

The 20-year-old highly thought of prospect has been on the radio back in Argentina to say he has agreed a deal with the Seagulls whereby he signs now but returns to Argentina and his current club Argentinos Juniors until June.

Allister is said to be in the UK, or about to arrive, where he will undergo a medical and when that is completed he will return to Argentina before completing the move in the summer.

The player himself said: “A while ago my dad told me that the transfer to Brighton was made, I have to travel to do the (medical) exams and be able to be back on Monday.

"I wanted to stay six months more here, luckily it will happen to me and in June I travel to England, I am very excited to adapt to the city and very happy to play in the Premier League.”

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Nick Harris is a long-standing journalist who specialises in football and rugby league. An avid golfer, Nick also follows the major boxing fights closely.

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