Bridcutt eyes Premier League

Liam Bridcutt has spoken of his desire to play in the Premier League ahead of Brighton's FA Cup tie against Arsenal on Saturday.

Last Updated: 26/01/13 at 14:17 Post Comment

Liam Bridcutt: Keen to play in the Premier League

Liam Bridcutt: Keen to play in the Premier League

Free £50 bet

Daily Offers and Promotions, sign up for a free £50 matched bet

Midfielder Bridcutt has produced a series of impressive performances in the Championship this season to reportedly attract the attention of clubs in the top flight.

Seagulls manager Gus Poyet has previously tipped Bridcutt to make it to the very top of the game, and he will have the chance to test himself against high-class opposition this weekend.

"I've always said that I want to play in the Premier League," he said in the Daily Star.

"I think I am good enough to play there. Gus has given me a great opportunity and I want to progress as much as I can."

Bridcutt is particularly looking forward to coming up against Jack Wilshere, having faced the Arsenal midfielder in a number of youth-team games during his time as a youngster at Chelsea.

The 23-year-old said: "Jack is a top quality player and will have a long career in the game for Arsenal and England.

"I played against him going up through the ranks. I was in my teens playing in the reserve team under Brendan Rodgers.

"At that time he was one of the youngsters coming through at Arsenal. He was tipped to be the next best thing and it turns out he was! He has more quality than me but I always enjoy playing against better players."

Free £50 bet

Daily Offers and Promotions, sign up for a free £50 matched bet

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

A

rturo Vidal, James Rodriguez, Angel Di Maria...........who cares we have Mark Oxley.......Ah tis good to be Hibs fan :)

frakessmee
Hull keeper agrees Hibs loan

I

t's just a ride. Bill Hicks is sorely missed, what a prophet and still relevant twenty years after his death. I'm glad though he didn't get to see George Bush Jnr as President.

thesza888
Wilshere: Is He Smoking Enough?

W

hile not comparing the ability of Wilshire to Dr Socrates of Brazil, didn't he do about forty a day?

nedsmar
Wilshere sorry for smoking

Footer 365

Manchester United: Louis van Gaal admits he will not buy players just for the sake of it

New Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal insists he will not buy players just for the sake of it.

Transfer news: West Ham are set to sign Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson on loan

Sky Sports understands West Ham are poised to win the race to sign Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson on loan.

Transfer news: Juventus determined to keep hold of Manchester United target Arturo Vidal

Juventus managing director Giuseppe Marotta has reiterated the club's desire to keep hold of Arturo Vidal.

Mail Box

No Wonder Wenger Doesn't Buy British

That's if reports that Calum Chambers cost Arsenal £16m are to be believed. The English premium shows no signs of disappearing. Plus, worrying about poor Southampton...

Reasons To Believe That Van Gaal Will Be The Best

Some supporters sound oh so confident on Louis Van Gaal's excellence. Plus thoughts on shirt sales, best signings, football sevens and a good deal more besides...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property