Jürgen Locadia


Date of Birth

Jurgen Locadia

Jurgen Locadia became Brighton & Hove Albion's club-record transfer in January 2018, signing from PSV Eindhoven on a contract until 2022

Locadia began his professional career with PSV, and hit the headlines when he scored a hat-trick when making his league debut as an 18-year-old substitute in a 6-0 win over VVV-Venlo in 2012/13.

He helped PSV win the Dutch Eredivisie in 2015 and 2016, playing alongside former Albion midfielder Davy Propper; and won the Dutch Super Cup in 2015 and 2016 to complete an impressive domestic honours haul.

Locadia had a total of 45 goals and 34 assists from 82 Eredivisie starts and 45 substitute appearances. He netted nine times during the first half of the 2017/18 season, and provided an impressive six assists in 15 league appearances.

After joining the Seagulls, the Dutchman's fired home against Coventry City in the Emirates FA Cup, before his first Premier League goal came against Swansea City at the Amex Stadium.

The 27-year-old scored in the Premier League fixtures against Arsenal and Everton in 2018/19, and also found the net in the Emirates FA Cup ties against Derby County and West Bromwich Albion.

He spent the first half of the 2019/20 season on loan in the Bundesliga with Hoffenheim, before joining MLS side Cincinnati in February 2020, where he remained until the end of June 2021.