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Percy Tau to make first Brighton start against Man City

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Percy Tau during an FA Cup third round clash against Newport County.
Percy Tau during an FA Cup third round clash against Newport County.
Brighton

South African attacker Percy Tau has been named in the Brighton starting line-up by manager Graham Potter to make his first start against Pep Guardiola's Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.

Tau impressed for the Albion when he made a cameo appearance off the bench in an FA Cup third round clash against Newport County with Potter's side needing penalties to advance.

The 26-year-old will now make his full debut against a Man City side - currently in sixth position in the standings - who will be aiming to move up the table with two games in hand.

Speaking ahead of tonight's fixture Potter said: "It's been a big week for Percy Tau. He has attributes that can help us in this tough match tonight."


Kick-off is at 20:00.

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