Premier League side, Brighton is set to reward defender Tariq Lamptey with a pay rise following his excellent performances this year.
The former Chelsea player has been a sensation and discovery since the beginning of the 2020/21 EPL season.
According to reports from the wire, due to the England Under-21’s solid performances on the pitch, Brighton has offered him a lucrative new contract.
Players to watch during #BHAWBA:
1. Tariq Lamptey has begun the season very well for the seagulls, and has cemented his position in the team at right wing-back.
He joined Brighton during the summer for a small fee from London club Chelsea. pic.twitter.com/9uMwWJCbtp
— Statto – BLM ✊ (@FTStatto) October 26, 2020
The Sun claims negotiations are expected to start soon to upgrade his current terms of £14,000-a-week plus bonuses.
Lamptey, who is 20-years-old has Ghanaian descent.
Lamptey who has quickly become a permanent fixture in Graham Potter’s moved to the seaside club from Stamford Bridge for only £4m in January 2020.
But his impressive displays have caught the eye of European Champions Bayern Munich and Spanish side Sevilla.
Lamptey already has three assists to his name this campaign, including one against his former club, Chelsea.