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Tariq Lamptey

Lamptey

Date of Birth
30/09/2000
Signed
31/01/2020

Tariq Lamptey

Lamptey arrived on the south coast from Chelsea on the final day of the January transfer window in 2020, signing a deal to keep him with the Seagulls until at least 2023.

Hillingdon-born Tariq joined Chelsea as a seven-year-old and progressed to their under-18s, making his debut at the age of 16.

In 2019 he was part of England’s squad at the Under-19 European Championships and also played for Chelsea’s under-23s before arriving at Albion.

He made his senior debut against Arsenal in the Premier League in December 2019, and made two further appearances for Chelsea in the Emirates FA Cup before joining up with Graham Potter’s side.

The 20-year-old made his Seagulls debut in June 2020, putting in a Man of the Match performance against Leicester City at the King Power.

He finished the 2019/20 Premier League campaign with eight league appearances for Albion.

The 2020/21 season would prove to be one of frustration for Lamptey, who despite impressing during the 11 appearances he made, had his campaign curtailed by a hamstring injury, which saw him miss the season from December onwards.

Despite the injury, Albion ensured the defender's long-term future was on the south coast, as Lamptey signed a contract in January 2021 until the end of the 2024/25 season.