Former Brighton and Zambia midfielder Mwepu is undergoing tests in hospital after being taken ill in his home country, the Seagulls have said.
Brighton boss Roberto De Zerbi has told Enock Mwepu that he’s “ready to help” him after he was forced to retire prematurely with a hereditary heart problem.
Enock Mwepu has been forced to retire following the diagnosis of a hereditary heart condition, Brighton confirmed on Monday.
“He is not quite ready so we need to keep working with him. Disappointing but these things happen sometimes.”
The 23-year-old Zambia international arrives on a four-year deal as Albion’s first new recruit of the summer.
Yves Bissouma is the subject of interest from Arsenal and could be replaced by a Salzburg midfielder at the Amex.