Brighton's next £100m star? Evan Ferguson hailed after hat-trick against Newcastle

Evan Ferguson celebrates one of his three goals for Brighton against Newcastle in the Premier League in September 2023.
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Brighton's 18-year-old striker Evan Ferguson looks set to become the Seagulls' next big asset after his hat-trick in the 3-1 win over Newcastle on Saturday.

The teenage forward scored all three goals, including a superb second, as Roberto De Zerbi's side swept past the Magpies in a comprehensive victory at the Amex.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.