Jayson Molumby: Preston sign Brighton midfielder on season-long loan

Preston have signed Brighton midfielder Jayson Molumby on loan for the rest of the season.

The 21-year-old Republic of Ireland international has attracted attention from a number of clubs in recent weeks including Millwall for whom he made 40 appearances during a loan spell last season.

Molumby, who came through Brighton’s academy, will join up with Republic of Ireland team-mates Alan Browne and Sean Maguire and has been given permission to play for the Sky Bet Championship side in the FA Cup third-round tie at Wycombe Wanderers on Saturday.

Transfer shows back on Sky Sports News!

The latest news and views throughout January on SSN with our football experts and special guests.

10am-11am: Good Morning Transfers

1pm-2pm: Transfer Talk

5pm-5.30pm & 7pm-8pm: Transfer Show

  • Transfer Centre LIVE!
  • Premier League ins and outs

“I am really happy to be here. I spoke to the gaffer and the Irish boys here who I know quite well and it was a no-brainer in the end and I am looking forward to getting started,” he said.

“Seani (Maguire) and Alan (Browne) speak very highly of the club and then the gaffer spoke to me and was the same and in the end I just wanted to get it done. I am really excited to get going and I just want to play some games and help the team.”


Preston boss Alex Neil added: “I think this is a signal of intent from us and he is a great acquisition. He has great energy, is good on the ball and is an Irish international.

“He has played at this level before for Millwall and he knows what it is about and we are delighted to get it across the line.”

Follow the January transfer window with Sky Sports

The winter transfer window is open until Monday February 1 at 11pm.

Follow all the news and analysis on Sky Sports News and across Sky Sports‘ digital platforms, including our dedicated Transfer Centre blog.

Win £250,000 for free with Super 6!

Do not miss your chance to land the £250,000 in Saturday's Super 6 round. Play for free, entries by 3:00pm.

Source: Read Full Article