Date: 19th October 2015 at 3:56pm
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Bobby Zamora has made just the one start, coming off the bench in six-matches for Brighton too since his return, but Chris Hughton has dismissed the notion the former England international is ‘a supersub.’

Having returned to the club, and needing to play catch up fitness wise as well as suffering an injury setback slightly, that has left Hughton handling Zamora with care, if you will.

With Zamora coming off the bench once more to score the winner against Leeds on Saturday, the first goal for Brighton since the former Spurs, West Ham, Fulham and QPR striker returned to Albion, Hughton has again made it clear to the Argus why he’s being used from the bench at present.

‘I don’t want to think of him that way. The reason why we’ve used him mostly on the bench is because we all know he didn`t have a pre-season and he has been physically behind everybody.

‘I certainly don’t want to think about him as a substitute, I want to think about him as a good quality, efficient player.

‘The one start he did have, up at Bolton, I thought he played very well.’

Zamora has been used ‘wisely’ for the past couple of years really with him having some injury problems that needed him treated carefully, which will be the same with him back with us but he’s definitely, even at 34, more than a ‘sub’ isn’t he and the fitter he gets the more involvement from the off he’ll have.

However, the main thing is Zamora plays some part, be that as a starter of an effective sub anyway!

Speaking of bosses I see, interestingly enough, Gus Poyet could be ready to return to work for the first time since his Sunderland sacking last season?

If he does this it’ll see him dropping down to League 1 with him the ‘bookies favourites’ to become the new Swindon boss.

Maybe the Albion exit wasn’t such a good ideal afterall Gus!

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