Adam Webster signs bumper five-year contract with Brighton as Seagulls tie down centre again after promoting Ben White to Arsenal for £50m
- Brighton centreback Adam Webster has penned a five-year deal with the membership
- Webster joined Brighton from Bristol City in a membership report £22m charge in 2019
- He quickly established himself at Premier League degree and was tipped for England
Brighton defender Adam Webster has signed a bumper new five-year contract in a serious increase for the Seagulls forward of the brand new season.
Just a few days after Ben White’s £50m departure for Arsenal, Brighton have secured the long-term way forward for one other of their centre-backs by tying Webster down on an improved deal that may run till 2026.
Webster, 26, was two years into the four-year settlement he signed following his membership report £22m switch from Bristol City in 2019.
Adam Webster signed a five-year contract with Brighton after impressing within the final two years
Webster joined Brighton for a membership report £22m from Bristol City in 2019 and has stepped up
And Brighton have rewarded Webster for his spectacular shows since his transfer with a contract extension.
Webster shortly established himself at Premier League degree and within the Brighton crew and has made 64 appearances in his two seasons on the Amex.
He has caught the attention with his defensive qualities, ball-playing potential and management abilities, changing into Brighton’s vice-captain final season.
England under-19 worldwide Webster, who was strongly tipped to earn senior Three Lions recognition final season, has attracted curiosity from quite a lot of Brighton’s top-flight rivals as properly as main golf equipment in Europe.
Brighton had been eager to tie down Webster after dropping defender Ben White to Arsenal for £50m
Brighton coach Graham Potter known as Webster ‘a extremely vital determine on and off the pitch’
But Brighton don’t have any intention of letting Webster go away and have underlined their dedication to maintain him with his new contract.
Webster mentioned: ‘I’m completely over the moon to signal a brand new deal. As quickly as I heard there was the potential for me to signal a brand new contract I used to be thrilled and I’m happy to get it achieved. Now I can deal with the brand new season. The membership have proven quite a lot of religion in me to carry me right here within the first place, to reward with me a brand new contract is wonderful and I can’t anticipate the subsequent 5 years.
‘It’s a straightforward venture to purchase into, surely. You can see the best way the membership goes and everyone seems to be pulling in the proper route, it’s an incredible place to be. It’s a unbelievable place to return and work day by day, to work to enhance.’
Brighton head coach Graham Potter mentioned: ‘Adam has been a extremely vital determine for us on and off the pitch, so I’m delighted to see him decide to the venture now we have right here. Adam was one of many first gamers to signal after my teaching workers and I joined the membership two years in the past and I’m delighted with his improvement in that point. He has captained the crew on a couple of events which is an actual testomony to his qualities.’