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DONE DEAL: Swansea snap up Brighton striker Viktor Gyokeres

Swansea City have snapped up Brighton striker Viktor Gyokeres.

The young Swede has joined the Championship club on a season-long loan.

Gyokeres spent last season in a similar deal with St Pauli in Germany. He scored seven goals and four assists in 26 league games for St Pauli last year.

Brighton boss Graham Potter is a former Swans manager and is happy for Gyokeres to continue his development at the Liberty stadium.

Gyokeres revealed Potter - as well as his former Swansea staff members Billy Reid and Bjorn Hamberg - had recommended he moved to Wales.

"I spoke to them a little bit as they had been here," Gyokeres told Swansea's website. "They only had good things to say and that made me more comfortable to come here and play here."

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