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Brighton sign Izquierdo in record deal

‘Complex’ deal struck for a four-year period

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London: Premier League newboys Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday signed Colombia international winger Jose Izquierdo from Club Brugge in Belgium for an undisclosed fee on a four-year deal, the English club announced. Brighton had agreed terms with Brugge and Izquierdo more than a week ago, but had to apply for work permit clearance in order to secure a UK work visa and register the transfer, which breaks the club’s record fee paid for the third time this summer. “This has been a very complex deal, but I am absolutely delighted we are finally in a position to confirm it is completed. I would like to thank all those involved for their hard work and am delighted Jose is now able to begin work,” said Brighton coach Chris Hughton.

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