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'Trophies are important too... we all want to win something': Premier League survival is main priority for Brighton but Glenn Murray is also dreaming of an FA Cup run Glenn Murray believes Brighton can stay up and go on an FA Cup run this season Brighton currently sit in 13th position and seven points off the relegation zone  They play West Brom in their fourth round FA Cup replay next Wednesday Murray insists Premier League survival is key but is still dreaming of a cup run He said: 'It's all about staying up but if we can get a cup run as well then brilliant'

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Published: 10:13 GMT, 1 February 2019 | Updated: 10:13 GMT, 1 February 2019

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Glenn Murray believes Brighton can strike the right balance as they target an extended FA Cup run alongside Premier League survival.

The Seagulls face a fourth-round replay away to Sky Bet Championship side West Brom following a goalless draw at the Amex Stadium on January 26, with a home tie against Derby awaiting the winner.

Brighton host Watford on Saturday looking to recover from a midweek 4-2 Premier League defeat at relegation-battlers Fulham, where an early double from Murray had put them 2-0 ahead.

Glenn Murray believes Brighton can strike the balance and stay up and go on an FA Cup run

Glenn Murray believes Brighton can strike the balance and stay up and go on an FA Cup run

Murray accepts continued progress in the top flight is imperative for a club which not so long ago were without a home ground and facing an uncertain financial future.

However, the 35-year-old forward believes the FA Cup remains an important target.

Speaking to The Offside Rule Exclusives, Murray said: 'It's a very fine balance, but as far as we're concerned, it's about staying in the Premier League. If we can get a cup run in and around that then brilliant, if we can't then that's just unfortunate.

'Trophies are important to players too, I don't think people give enough credit to players. We come to work and we don't just want to stay in the Premier League, we want to win something as well.

'It's difficult, because if you have too good a cup run, that can be detrimental to your league form - like we saw with Burnley in the opening half of the season when they were in the Europa

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