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Locadia excited by new wide role

5th February 2019, 09:00 by Tom Hill

Brighton striker Jurgen Locadia admits he is happy playing out wide under coach Chris Hughton this season.

The Dutchman has played on the left wing during the last few matches as Hughton tries to give Glenn Murray more support up top.

Locadia has now started the last 10 matches for the Seagulls after a slow start to his career on the south coast.

The 25-year-old went close to opening the scoring during the 0-0 draw with Watford but he was denied by Hornets keeper Ben Foster.

He now seems to have settled into his new role and the former PSV Eindhoven man insists he has no problems playing there.

"I'm enjoying myself, I've played good and have a good understanding with Bongy," he told the Brighton and Hove Independent.

"I can come inside and go outside, so it's a good position."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Tom Hill offers a strong insight into football and rugby league, whilst also having a good knowledge of several other sports including boxing, horse racing and American Football.

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