Brighton complete signing of Brazilian defender for £9million

first_imgBrighton have completed the signing of defender Bernardo from RB Leipzig for an undisclosed fee.The Seagulls have paid a reported fee of £9million for the 23-year-old Brazilian full-back, who has agreed a four-year contract with the Premier League side. targets Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland RANKED Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Latest Transfer News Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ 1 Sao Paulo-born Bernardo moved from his homeland to Europe in January 2016, joining Red Bull Salzburg.After winning the Austrian title, he transferred to Leipzig seven months later, making 49 appearances for the Bundesliga side during the last two seasons, including three in the Champions League and five in the Europa League.He is Brighton’s fourth signing this summer, following the arrivals of Jason Steele, Florin Andone and Leon Balogun at The Amex Stadium. moving on center_img Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Bernardo in action for Leipzig last season Albion manager Chris Hughton told the club’s official website: “We’re delighted to welcome Bernardo to the club. He is a strong, committed defender who can play on the left or right, and so his versatility gives us good options at the back.“For a young player he already has good experience, having played in the Bundesliga, the Champions League and the Europa League.“He is a good character and speaks numerous languages, and I’m sure he will fit in well with the rest of the squad.” REVEALED LATEST LIVING THE DREAM Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti targets Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer IN DEMAND last_img read more