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Brighton's Elphick faces Achilles operation recovery

Brighton defender Tommy Elphick
Elphick made 35 appearances in Brighton's successful campaign

Brighton & Hove Albion defender Tommy Elphick may miss the start of the Championship season after undergoing surgery on an Achilles injury.

The 23-year-old was stretchered off in Brighton's 1-1 draw away to Notts County on Saturday.

Elphick underwent surgery on Monday and the newly-promoted club are awaiting the results of his operation.

But Seagulls manager Gus Poyet has already ruled Elphick out of the first game at the club's new Amex Stadium.



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Notts County 1-1 Brighton
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Elphick fighting for Albion deal
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Elphick targets more clean sheets
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