Neal Maupay keen to make his mark

Neal Maupay

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Neal Maupay is keen to learn as much as possible from veteran Brighton striker Glenn Murray after completing his transfer to the Seagulls from Brentford.

The 22-year-old Frenchman has signed a four-year contract with Graham Potter’s team after scoring 41 goals in 95 games for the Bees.

Murray has been Brighton’s top scorer in the last two seasons but will be 36 next month and is unlikely to be so prolific this term. Maupay said: “There are strikers here with Premier League experience, so I am looking forward to working with them and seeing how we can play together.

“Glenn Murray is one of them. I am young so I can learn a lot of things from him. I will try to talk and work with him on and off the pitch to see how he can help me to be ready for this next step.

“I am a goalscorer that wants to score goals but I am a player who gives 100 per cent on the pitch in every single game. I like to hold the ball up and time my runs into the box to try and score more goals.”

Following Maupay’s arrival at the Amex Stadium, Brighton have brought their interest in Leganes’ 22-year-old Morocco international forward Youssef En-Nesyri to an end.

Brighton, 2.80 to be relegated from the Premier League this season, are 4.00 to beat Watford at Vicarage Road in their first game of the campaign on Saturday and 3.40 to draw with the Hornets.

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