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Brighton confirm Pascal Gross signing

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Newly promoted Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion have confirmed Pascal Gross of FC Ingolstadt 04 as their first summer signing.

Although FC Ingolstadt 04 have been relegated from Bundesliga this season, Gross’ form has caught the attention of the pundits. He has scored 4 goals in 32 matches and created most number of chances in this Bundesliga season. The 25-year-old German midfielder has signed a 4-year contract with Brighton for an undisclosed fee.

Brighton boss Chris Hughton has expressed his excitement on the new signing.

“We are delighted that Pascal has opted to sign for us, amid interest from a number of clubs from the Premier League and Europe.”, he told.

“He offers something different to our existing midfielders, as an attacking midfielder in a more advanced position, operating behind the forward line.”