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Brighton & Hove Albion team news & predicted line-up vs Southampton

In this piece, we take a look at the latest Brighton & Hove Albion team news ahead of their upcoming Premier League clash with Southampton


Brighton & Hove Albion are set to mark their post-World Cup break return to action in a Premier League showdown with Southampton on December 26th.

The Seagulls will head into proceedings eyeing a return to winning ways, amid ongoing efforts to secure what would be a shock European berth for next season.

Just who, though, will be at the disposal of boss Roberto De Zerbi on Boxing Day?

Below, we take a look at precisely that.

Predicted Brighton & Hove Albion line-up vs Southampton

Brighton & Hove Albion team news vs Southampton

Danny Welbeck

Injury/issue: Muscular problem

Status for next game: Unavailable

Manager update: ‘Adam Webster and Danny Welbeck are unable to play on Monday. Welbeck, maybe against Arsenal, but I’m unsure for Webster.’

Adam Webster

Injury/issue: ‘Minor injury’

Status for next game: Unavailable

Manager update: ‘Adam Webster and Danny Welbeck are unable to play on Monday. Welbeck, maybe against Arsenal, but I’m unsure for Webster.’

Alexis Mac Allister

Injury/issue: Extended World Cup break

Status for next game: Unavailable

Manager update: ‘I have to speak to Alexis but it is no problem when he comes back. The problem is players aren’t used to playing competitions like the World Cup. It was full of pressure. I want him to come back when he’s ready.’

Jakub Moder

Injury/issue: Knee issue

Status for next game: Unavailable

Player update: ‘I am back with the ball, and that makes me feel good. I am also doing exercises to strengthen the knee, so it will take time, but I will be back.’

Robert Sanchez

Injury/issue: World Cup commitments

Status for next game: Available

Manager update: ‘Robert Sanchez is available. He came home in good condition from the World Cup.’

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Conor Laird

Conor Laird

Die-hard Juventus fan with a love for all things Italian, and a real soft spot for Arsenal cult heroes. Emmanuel Eboue, Nicklas Bendtner, Philippe Senderos... Give them all statues outside the Emirates.



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