Midfielder could return for Brighton's match with West Brom but two still out

Brighton & Hove Albion midfielder Yves Bissouma could return to the squad for Saturday's FA Cup fourth round tie with West Brom.

Thursday, 24th January 2019, 8:56 am
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 6:45 pm
Yves Bissouma. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

The Mali international has missed the Seagulls' last two games with a hip injury but is due to return to training today.

Left-back Bernardo is set to return to training tomorrow but is unlikely to be involved on Saturday, while winger Jose Izquierdo is still ruled out.

Brighton boss Chris Hughton said: "Bissouma will train today and hopefully that will put him in the frame.

"Bernardo will train tomorrow but I think Saturday will be too early and Izquierdo is still a no.

"Apart from Bernardo and Izquierdo, everybody else will be available."

Goalkeeper Mathew Ryan and winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh are still at the Asian Cup with Australia and Iran respectively.

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