Sports activities Information of Thursday, 24 December 2020
Brighton & Hove Albion youngster Tariq Lamptey believes manager Graham Cooper has performed a vital role in his early success at American Specific Community Stadium.
A January transfer acquisition for The Seagulls, the 20-year-previous has been hailed between the revelations of the Premier League year owing to a operate of spectacular performances.
He has showcased in all but 3 of Brighton’s 14 top rated-flight video games so significantly this term, scoring once and helping just one other target.
“The boss has been a massive part of me settling so well far too. He’ll give you a simply call or cease and have a chat all-around the constructing to see how you are, he’s actually massive on the empathy side of matters,” Lamptey mentioned, as reported by his club’s formal internet site.
“You’re a man or woman as a well as a participant and he understands that very well. He often knows what to say and it is wonderful when you have somebody like that who you can talk to.
“You sense like they give you sincere feed-back and I am lucky to have the coaches all over me like that at the club.”
Lamptey, who has been connected to Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid, moved from Chelsea, where he made via the club’s youth ranks and made his Leading League debut past season.
“It was challenging for me individually, for the reason that I moved down listed here and was residing by myself,” stated the appropriate-back again.
“I was away from loved ones and I was made use of to observing them really a great deal. I was not able to do that, but we retained in contact on FaceTime.
“Because of Covid-19 my pals and spouse and children haven’t been in a position to come down as much, but all the lads in the dressing space have been great and have aided me every single working day I go into the training floor.
“We have a really fantastic group of gamers both on and off the discipline. They are usually examining up on me to see how I am, and you can communicate to them about anything.
“Over time I have made some excellent friends and I’m seriously delighted to appear to a club where I come to feel aspect of the family.
“Everyone that will come into the team gels. That’s what you want as a youthful participant in a new environment. I am actually grateful that I have that and persons that actually care about me at Brighton.”
Lamptey’s exploits in England has caught the interest of Ghana football officers who have approached him for a switch of intercontinental allegiance.
Born to Ghanaian mom and dad in England, he now remains eligible to element for Ghana at senior degree inspite of enjoying for his region of delivery at youth stage.
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