OFFICIAL: Milner Joins Brighton From Liverpool

OFFICIAL: Milner Joins Brighton From Liverpool

Brighton and Hove Albion have announced that James Milner will join them from Liverpool on a one-year deal.

Brighton made the announcement on their website on Wednesday.

“We are pleased to confirm that James Milner will join the club on a one-year deal with a year’s option when his Liverpool contract expires on 30 June.

“The 37-year-old arrives after eight years with the Reds, during which time he won the Premier League, Champions League, FA Cup, European Super Cup and Club World Cup.

“Milner began his career with Leeds United, making 54 appearances for the Whites before joining Newcastle in 2005.

“A move to Aston Villa followed in 2008, before a transfer to Manchester City two years later. There he was a regular and won all the domestic honours – Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup and Community Shield – during his five years at the Etihad, which included a first top-flight title for City in 44 years.

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“James headed to Liverpool in 2015, where he won seven trophies during a hugely successful eight years at Anfield.

“He was part of the squad that won the Champions League in 2019, the Premier League in 2020 and a domestic Carabao and Emirates FA Cup double in 2022.

“In playing 332 games for the club, Milner also won the FIFA Club World Cup, the UEFA Super Cup and the Community Shield, at the start of last season. He also collected a runners-up medal in the 2018 Champions League final and the 2016 Europa League final. He contributed 26 goals and 45 assists during his Liverpool career.

“On the international stage, the versatile midfielder made 61 appearances for England, playing at the 2010 and 2014 World Cups as well as the 2012 and 2016 Euros.

“He is now third in the all-time Premier League appearance makers with 619, behind Gareth Barry (652) and Ryan Giggs (632).”

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