Date: 27th November 2015 at 8:24am
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This isn’t being done ‘with the view’ to a transfer to Brighton of Sam Adekugbe though as he’s got previous of training with British clubs during the off season in the MLS.

Adekugbe has previously trained with Liverpool and Glasgow Rangers and he’ll now train with Albion for the next four-weeks.

This is a move chief executive Paul Barber has confirmed on the Official Website.

Due to his (Barber’s) spell as CEO of Vancouver previously this paved the way for the 20-year-old to come in from the Canadian side, he said.

‘It is not uncommon for MLS players to train with other clubs during the off season, and we are delighted to welcome Sam into the club for a period of time to experience English football.

‘He’s an articulate young man, and having come through Vancouver’s youth system – known as the residency programme, and similar to our academy system – the club is very proud of his achievements.

‘As he was born in England, it also makes it very easy for Sam to come over to the UK, as he has done previously, when training with Liverpool and Rangers.’

This might not be a move that’ll see Brighton bring the Canadian international to the Amex Stadium, presumably, but this ‘good turn’ could serve Albion well in the future and see a positive link up with the North American club to benefit all concerned?

As they say, as much as you do a favour, you don’t do ‘something for nothing’ in this day and age do you!

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