Brighton announce the signing of Enock Mwepu, Zambian international midfielder from Red Bull Salzburg.
Zambian page turns at Red Bull Salzburg. After Patson Daka, transferred to Leicester, Austrian club lose Enock Mwepu (23 years old), who also lands in the Premier League. The Zambian international midfielder pledged on Tuesday to Brighton for a period of five years, announces the Sussex club on their social networks.
If the transaction amount has not been disclosed, the English media evoke a sum of around 20 million pounds, or about 23 million euros. If so, it would be the costliest transfer in Brighton and Hove Albion history.
✍ Albion are pleased to confirm the signing of Enock Mwepu from reigning Austrian champions @RedBullSalzburg on a four-year deal, on undisclosed terms.
– Brighton & Hove Albion (@OfficialBHAFC) July 6, 2021
Revealed in his native country under the colors of NAPSA Stars, theformer African U20 champion had joined Red Bull Salzburg in the wake, in the summer of 2017. Author since 11 goals and 9 assists in 81 games with the irremovable champions of Austria, Mwepu was nicknamed the computer by the supporters there because of his mastery of the tempo in the midfield.
Enock Mwepu’s arrival in Brighton comes as the Malian Yves bissouma, author of a remarkable season with the Seagulls, remains announced in more upscale clubs, Arsenal and Liverpool in the lead.