Three players Brighton must target to boost promotion push

Brighton are currently flying high in the Championship and, although there was somewhat of a surprise defeat last weekend away at Preston, they are many pundits’ favourites to not only get automatic promotion to the top-flight, but perhaps even win the division outright.

With Brighton fans suffering three play-off disappointments in the past four seasons, the hope will be that come May this will be the season in which the Seagulls finally make the step up to the Premier League. At the halfway stage of the season, they look in a strong position to do so, but that was also the case 12 months ago in a season that ultimately ended in heartbreak

They, of course, went on to miss out on promotion by the smallest of margins with Middlesbrough going up instead by virtue of goals scored, and what made that even more agonising is the fact that the two sides met at the Riverside Stadium on the final day of the season with the game ending in a very frustrating draw for Chris Hughton’s outfit.

The former Newcastle manager will want to make sure that history does not repeat itself this time around, and to make sure of that then he may well feel that a few reinforcements are required in a bid to get them over the promotion line.

So, let’s now look at THREE players who could be on their way to the Brighton before the close of the window…