Maksimenko seals Albion move

Brighton have signed Latvia international Vitalijs Maksimenko from Skonto Riga.

Last Updated: 05/01/13 at 08:59 Post Comment

Latest Articles

Manager Eddie Howe against wholesale Bournemouth changes

Post comment

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has vowed to give his promotion heroes the chance to shine in the Premier League.

Wolves boss Kenny Jackett realistic over Bakary Sako future

Post comment

Wolves boss Kenny Jackett fears he will lose key winger Bakary Sako after his side missed out on a place in the play-offs.

All Articles

Vitalijs Maksimenko: Long-term prospect

Vitalijs Maksimenko: Long-term prospect

Brighton have completed the signing Latvia international Vitalijs Maksimenko from Skonto Riga.

Albion persuaded the versatile 22-year-old to move to the Amex Stadium, despite interest from a number of Premier League and Championship clubs in recent months.

Brighton manager Gus Poyet has sealed a deal for the player after he impressed during a training spell with the Seagulls late last year.

But the Albion boss has indicated Maksimenko is a long-term prospect, and unlikely to feature in the coming weeks for the club.

Poyet said: "We have been aware of him for a while. He can bring more quality to our first-team in the future.

"He has quality on the ball. He'll train with the development squad to learn the way we play. Then it's up to him."


Click here for completely free £10 bet with Sky Bet & £5 free every week


Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

Serie A round-up: Roma up to second, Milan receive fastest red card

Roma moved up to second in the table after Lazio were held by Atalanta, while AC Milan played 89 minutes with 10 men.

Ligue 1 round-up: Monaco hammer Toulouse, PSG go top, Lens relegated

Monaco hammered Toulouse to stay third, while PSG regained top spot and Lens' relegation was confirmed.

La Liga round-up: Valencia tighten grip on fourth, Malaga's poor run continues

Valencia eased their way to a 3-1 win at home to Eibar to tighten their grip on the fourth Champions League spot.

Mail Box

Shouldn't We Give Players Time?

Do we really want to throw out the baby with the bathwater every single summer? We also have a Man United fan who wants massive investment. And more...

Liverpool: No Greater Than Aston Villa

It's fair to say that Raúl H. Garcia from the morning mailbox has got something of a kicking on Thursday afternoon. Oh and the Neviller is wrong for once...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company