By Ed Elliot, Press Association Sport
Published: 23:33 GMT, 1 February 2019 | Updated: 23:35 GMT, 1 February 2019
Chris Hughton has warned Brighton fans they may have to wait until next season to see the best of £17million record signing Alireza Jahanbakhsh.
Iran international Jahanbakhsh was top goalscorer in Holland last season but has endured a frustrating time with Albion since his summer switch from AZ Alkmaar.
The 25-year-old has been restricted to just four Premier League starts and not featured for the club since November 3, partly due to his recent involvement in the Asian Cup with his country.
Brighton fans must be patient with winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh, says boss Chris Hughton
The Brighton manager believes the summer arrival won't show his best form until next season
He was in back in training with Brighton on Friday after returning from the international tournament.
And Albion boss Hughton, who opted not to strengthen his first-team squad during the transfer window, believes the winger could require more time to adjust to England's top flight.
'We are yet to see the best of him but I think that's more circumstances and it's very much been stop-start,' said Hughton.
'He came late, so it's sort of adjusting to us, to