Brighton delighted to secure Man United lad James Wilson

Championship side Brighton and Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton has expressed satisfaction in his sides capturing of Man United youngster James Wilson on loan for the rest of the season.

James Wilson made just two appearances for United this season and boss Louis Van Gaal decided to allow the 19-year-old leave for the Championship side.

The move has left Man United with just two strikers Anthony Martial and Wayne Rooney till maybe a recruit comes in in January transfer window.

The lad will join his new Club on Friday and could make his debut for Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday when they stay at home (Amex Stadium) to play Birmingham.

And Brighton and Hove Albion head coach Chris Hughton is very happy to acquire the services of the youngster.

“We have been keen to add a striker, and James has been our number-one target for some time, so we are absolutely delighted to have completed the deal.

“James is an exciting young striker, and we hope that this move will prove very good for all parties involved.

“He is very highly thought of at Old Trafford and he has been in and around the first-team picture at Manchester United since Ryan Giggs gave him his debut the season before last,” Chris Hughton added.

Brighton and Hove Albion are enjoying a good start to the season and currently second on the league table with 35 points same points as leaders Hull City but with better goal deference.