Brighton boss Graham Potter has hinted that a couple of their recent absentees could return to be involved against Arsenal this weekend.
Going into their game against Arsenal this weekend, Brighton are in terrible form.
The Seagulls had lost six consecutive Premier League fixtures ahead of the international break, and they drew 0-0 with bottom-of-the-league Norwich City upon their return to club action.
Saturday’s away side will need all the help they can get to rediscover their direction, and they’ve received an early boost in the form of a couple of potential injury returners.
Speaking ahead of the Arsenal game, Graham Potter revealed their good news.
“Adam Webster has made some progress, he might be involved,” Potter said. “Adam Lallana’s taken a step forward to being involved as well.
“Apart from that, we’re pretty much as we were.”
Lallana has been struggling with a hamstring problem, but he made the bench against Norwich City last weekend. It sounds like he might now be ready to return to the pitch.
As for Webster, he’s been completely out of action with a groin injury since Brighton’s defeat to Manchester United on February 15th.
The centre-back has missed the vast majority of their awful recent run, and they’ll hope his return helps them return to their best.
Brighton conceded one goal or fewer in four of their five league games before Webster’s injury, before conceding two or more in five of their six matches since.
Arsenal fans will hope that’s just a coincidence, as Saturday’s match is really a must-win.