Brighton in talks with Arsenal target Florian Grillitsch in bid to bring midfielder to Amex
Brighton in talks with Arsenal target Florian Grillitsch as they look to bolster midfield ranks following Yves Bissouma’s departure… while Taylor is set for a QPR loan deal with Richards
- Brighton are in talks with Austrian midfielder Florian Grillitsch over a move
- The 26-year-old is a free agent after his contract with Hoffenheim expired
- Seagulls midfielder Taylor Richards set to join QPR on season-long loan
Brighton are in talks to sign Austria midfielder Florian Grillitsch, 26, who is a free agent after leaving Hoffenheim.
As Seagulls midfielder Taylor Richards joins QPR on loan.
Grillitsch spent five seasons in the Bundesliga with Hoffenheim and can play in both midfield and defense.
The Austrian has already been linked with a move to Arsenal, but Brighton are set to snap up the versatile star from under the Gunners’ nose and bring him to the Amex Stadium.
Brighton are in talks to sign free agent Florian Grillitsch from under Arsenal’s noses
Brighton need midfield reinforcements after Yves Bissouma leaves for Spurs
Brighton are looking to strengthen their midfield following the departure of Yves Bissouma for Tottenham, and Grillitsch is a player who can offer the same attributes as the Mail international who became a big Seagulls favorite ahead of his £30million north of London.
Grillitsch’s ability to play defensively would also bolster Graham Potter’s backline after losing Dan Burn to Newcastle in the January transfer window.
So far this summer, Brighton have brought in Julio Enciso from Libertad in Paraguay and Simon Adingra from Norwegian side Nordsjaelland.
Graham Potter sees the versatile Austrian as someone who could play in defense and midfield
Brighton’s Taylor Richards is set to leave the club by joining QPR on loan
The Seagulls could also see a midfielder leave the club, with Taylor Richards set to agree a loan deal with Championship side Queens Park Rangers.
Richards made just four first-team appearances for Brighton and spent last season on loan at Birmingham City.
Brighton kick off the new season at Manchester United on Sunday August 7 before entertaining Newcastle in their first home game of 2022-23.