Brighton sign Fulham goalkeeper David Stockdale
Albion have managed to signed goalkeeper David Stockdale from Fulham on a reported three-year deal, according to BBC Sport.
Stockdale is Brighton’s fourth signing this tranfer window, following the arrivals of, midfielder Nzuzi Toko and striker Chris O’Grady & former team-mate Aaron Hughes.
Brighton finished the season with a play-off defeat to Derby however will be looking to improved this coming season and challenge for promotion.
Stockdale will now compete with Casper Ankergren and youngster Christian Walton for the number one jersey at Albion after former goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak and Peter Brezovan left the club
Brighton manager Sami Hyppia commented on the transfer:
“We are delighted to have completed David’s signing from Fulham, and I am pleased to welcome him to the club.
“It is a transfer we have been working on for some time – and David is a goalkeeper with excellent pedigree.
The 28-year-old made 21 appearances for Fulham in the Premier League last season, keeping four clean sheets.
To the @OfficialBHAFC fans this is a great new challenge in getting us into the premier league and can’t wait to get started
— David Stockdale (@stockogk1313) July 28, 2014