Brighton team news update ahead of Sheffield Wednesday FA Cup clash

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Premier League injury analyst Ben Dinnery has provided an update on Brighton’s squad, ahead of the club’s meeting with Sheffield Wednesday.

Brighton back in action

English football’s premiere cup competition is set to get back underway this weekend.

The FA Cup 3rd-round ties are headlined by the likes of Arsenal vs Leeds and Wolves vs Manchester United.

And, as outlined above, another key matchup will see Brighton welcome Championship outfit Sheffield Wednesday to the Amex on Saturday afternoon.

The Seagulls will head into proceedings on the back of a positive performance and result last time out, with Graham Potter’s men having fought back from a goal down to secure an impressive point versus Chelsea yesterday afternoon.

Alireza Jahanbakhsh notched the hosts’ equaliser in spectacular fashion 5 minutes from time, to secure a deserved share of the spoils:

Brighton latest

Brighton’s point versus Chelsea leaves the Seagulls 14th in the Premier League table.

However, they currently sit just 4 points clear of 18th-placed Bournemouth, as the English top-flight relegation battle begins to heat up.

As such, this weekend’s break from league action is likely to prove a welcome distraction for the Amex outfit.

And, ahead of his side’s meeting with Sheffield Wednesday, Graham Potter this afternoon provided a fitness update on his squad, since relaid by the reliable Ben Dinnery.

First off, defender Dan Burn is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines, after being forced to go under the knife:

In more positive news for the Seagulls, though, Solly March could well make a return to the pitch this weekend:

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