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Soccer-Brighton turn Mooy's loan deal into permanent contract

LONDON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Brighton & Hove Albion have turned Australian midfielder Aaron Mooy’s loan from second tier Huddersfield Town into a three-and-a-half year permanent contract, the Premier League club said on Friday.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“We are delighted to have agreed a permanent deal with Aaron and Huddersfield. He’s been an important player for us and will have a key part to play going forward,” said manager Graham Potter on the club website (

“We knew what Aaron would bring, and he’s proved to be an excellent addition to our squad and a great professional both on and off the pitch.”

Brighton are 15th in the league, two points above the relegation zone. (Reporting by Alan Baldwin; Editing by Toby Chopra)