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Brighton boss Potter: Lamptey won't be blocked from England U21 call

Brighton boss Graham Potter says Tariq Lamptey won't be blocked from a recall to the England U21s.

The fullback has only just returned from long-term hamstring injury.

"I think it is something we have to be happy with because it means he is back playing, and he is fit," Potter said.

"It is a conversation between Tariq, Lee (Carsley, England U21 coach) and the medical guys.

"We are always a club that supports international football and players playing for their countries, so we would be delighted with that."

Potter added: "Everyone here would just say the same, everyone loves him. When you have that feeling for someone you want everything to go well for him.

"I must say how he has conducted himself, how he has worked, it is inspirational really to everybody. His resilience, his mental strength and his capacity to deal with adversity - I think that is credit to him and his family."


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