Brighton and Hove Albion extend young keeper’s contract

Posted On 20 Apr 2018 at 4:00 pm

A promising young goalkeeper who joined the Seagulls in his teens has had his contract extended for another three years.

The club said: “Brighton and Hove Albion goalkeeper Robert Sanchez has signed a new three-year contract with the club

“The 20-year-old, who arrived from Levante in 2015, pen put to paper on a new deal earlier today, which runs until June 2021″

Albion manager Chris Hughton said, “I’m delighted for Robert. He’s shown great determination to continue developing his game over recent seasons in the under-23s

“Robert has also worked with the first team on multiple occasions and it’s always a pleasure to have him join in with our sessions

“He’s thoroughly deserved his new contract and I’m looking forward to watching him develop further over the next few years.”

The Spaniard has kept 11 clean sheets from his 24 appearances in the Premier League 2 over the past two seasons and continues to help Simon Rusk’s side in their push for promotion.

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