Brighton close to sealing £8million signing of Polish teenager Kacper Kozlowski with Liverpool and Man City also monitoring the midfielder
- Poland international Kacper Kozlowski has been earmarked as a future star
- The Pogon Szczecin 18-year-old has already featured for his nation at Euro 2020
- Manchester City, Liverpool and AC Milan have monitored the midfielder
- Brighton are getting closer to a deal, and would likely loan him out instantly
Brighton are closing on an £8million deal for 18-year-old Poland international midfielder Kacper Kozlowski.
Manchester City, Liverpool and AC Milan have all been following the progress of Kozlowski who plays for Pogon Szczecin who are second in the Polish league.
The teenager made his first team debut as a 15-year-old and has long been earmarked as a star for the future, picking up six full caps for Poland already, and figured for his country during Euro 2020.
Kacper Kozlowski is being touted as a future star of European football at the age of just 18
Graham Potter’s side are closing in on signing the Pole, who they will likely loan back out
Kozlowski would still require a work permit but they are hopeful that could be achieved on appeal and Brighton would then likely loan him out to Royale Union Saint-Gilloise, the Belgian side owned by Brighton owner Tony Bloom, who are currently top of Belgium’s Pro League.
Brighton also have been linked with a move for Blackburn Rovers striker Ben Brereton Diaz but are just maintaining a watching brief.
Blackburn want £20m for the Chile international and have interest from Spanish side Sevilla who value the 22-year-old at closer to £8million.
Kozlowski is still in his teens but has already featured at a major tournament, at Euro 2020
Brighton are expected to loan the Polish youngster to Belgian side Royale Union Saint-Gilloise
Meanwhile, Brighton defender Lewis Dunk is expected to miss around eight weeks after his knee ligament injury was reassessed.
The 30-year-old initially feared he faced surgery and months out but Brighton have decided not to operate and Dunk is targeting a return at the end of January.