Transfers DONE DEAL: Fabian Hurzeler takes charge as new Brighton manager

Brighton have confirmed Fabian Hurzeler as their new head coach ahead of the new season.

A statement on the club’s official website said: “We are pleased to confirm that Fabian Hurzeler will become our new men’s first-team head coach.

“Fabian has agreed a contract until June 2027. Once his work permit is processed, he will begin work straight away, ahead of the squad returning for pre-season preparations in July.”

Chairman Tony Bloom said, “From the start of the process to appoint our new head coach, Fabian was always a standout candidate and one who had caught our attention with his exceptional work at St Pauli over the past eighteen months.

“He has a style of play that aligns with how we want a Brighton & Hove Albion team to play, and I’m confident it is one our supporters will appreciate and enjoy.

“Fabian also has an excellent coaching pedigree and has worked with the German federation at various age group levels. We are really excited to start working with Fabian to prepare for the upcoming season.”

Fabian will be unveiled to the media at a news conference, attended by the club’s chairman Tony Bloom, deputy chairman and chief executive Paul Barber, and technical director David Weir, at the American Express Elite Football Performance Centre training facility on Tuesday 2 July 2024.

Dennis Mabuka

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