Brighton confirm Percy Tau signing

BRIGHTON- Brighton and Hove Albion have officially confirmed their signing of Bafana Bafana star Percy Tau from Mamelodi Sundowns.

The Premier League club confirmed on their Twitter page and website of the transfer deal.

Brighton said they said Tau on a four year deal and did say he will be loaned out for the upcoming season but have not say which club it will be.

Brighton Tweeted: “BREAKING: Albion have completed the signing of striker Percy Tau from @Masandawana on undisclosed terms.”

Brighton manager Chris Hughton has welcomed Tau to the Premier League club, he said on the club’s website, “Percy is a player we have highlighted for the future‚ and there is no doubting his talent‚ having been voted South African player of the season‚”

“Percy will go out on loan this season‚ play regularly and get some experience of European football.

“We will be watching his progress and monitoring his development over the season.”

Tau was quoted on Sundowns’ official Twitter page as saying, “I would like to thank the Mamelodi Sundowns family‚ the President‚ the Board‚ management‚ staff‚ supporters and the players for the incredible memories and experiences which we shared throughout my time at Sundowns. Thank you! Ka Bo Yellow!”

Tau’s transfer fee from Sundowns is reported to be R50-million.

Photo Credit-Brighton and Hove Albion/TWITTER

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