April 12, 2021

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Fit-again Ghanaian defender Tariq Lamptey returns to group training at Brighton

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Tariq LampteyGhanaian right-back Tariq Lamptey has returned to training at Brighton & Hove Albion after recovering from a long-injury layoff.Lamptey has been on the treatment tablesince sustaining an injury in a league fixture against Fulham in December.The AMEX Stadium outfit have been boosted by the return of 20-year-old ahead of Saturday’s Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion.Before his injury setback, the petit full-back was a key cog for the Seagulls in the ongoing campaign.He has made 11 league appearances in the elite division so far this term.Lamptey joined the club from Chelsea in January last year, leaving Stamford Bridge in search of regular action.

Lamptey’s fine performance for Brighton recently earned him a three-and-half-year contract extension.

Born in the United Kingdom to Ghanaian parents, the 21-year-old has been approached by the Ghana Football Association for a switch of international allegiance from England, for whom he currently plays at U21 level.