Brighton confirm Evan Ferguson's new contract

Ferguson has signed a new deal
Ferguson has signed a new deal / Michael Steele/GettyImages

Brighton & Hove Albion have confirmed that Evan Ferguson has signed a new long-term contract at the club.

The talented 18-year-old has been rewarded for his stunning breakout under new manager Roberto De Zerbi with a contract until 2028.

90min reported at the end of March that Bayern Munich, Napoli, Chelsea, Newcastle United, Liverpool and Barcelona all scouting the talented 18-year-old - the latter of which told 90min that they see Ferguson as a 'player of huge potential'. Despite said interest, Ferguson wasn't in a hurry to leave Brighton and has now committed his long-term future to the club.

Speaking to the club's official website, manager De Zerbi expressed his delight at the news that the Republic of Ireland has signed a new deal: “Evan’s contract extension is great news. He trains and plays like a senior player with many years of experience and has become an important member of the squad.



“The aim is to help him become one of the strongest strikers in Europe.”

Ferguson joins fellow Republic of Ireland starlet Andrew Moran in signing a new contract at the club this week. 90min understands that Kaoru Mitoma is also set to sign a new deal at the Amex Stadium.