sport news Brighton new boy Jose Izquierdo granted work permit

By Pa Reporter

Published: 16:06 BST, 16 August 2017 | Updated: 16:12 BST, 16 August 2017

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Brighton's record signing Jose Izquierdo has been granted a work permit by the Football Association.

The Seagulls have confirmed they will now proceed to register the Colombian winger subject to international clearance.

Izquierdo last week agreed terms on a switch to the Premier League newcomers from Belgian side Club Brugge in a deal thought to be worth £16million.

Jose Izquierdo celebrates after scoring against Leicester in the Champions League last season

Jose Izquierdo celebrates after scoring against Leicester in the Champions League last season

Brighton boss Chris Hughton said the club had been tracking Izquierdo for 'some time'

Brighton boss Chris Hughton said the club had been tracking Izquierdo for 'some time'

It was the second time Brighton had broken their transfer record in a week following the capture of midfielder Davy Propper from PSV Eindhoven.

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