Alexis Mac Allister ‘really happy’ at Brighton amid transfer links
Posted by  badge Boss on May 05
Alexis Mac Allister scored a 99th-minute winner for Brighton on Thursday night (Picture: Sky Sports)

Alexis Mac Allister insists he is ‘really happy’ at Brighton amid transfer interest from , Liverpool, Arsenal and .

The winner as the Seagulls moved up to sixth in what has been a remarkable season for the club.

Mac Allister, 24, who has 16 caps for Argentina, has thrived in Brighton’s midfield since arriving on the south coast in 2019.

Rival clubs are desperate to sign him and .

But Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea are all also interested in the Argentine who will have plenty of options if and when he decides to leave the Amex.

But in a transfer blow to all four clubs, Mac Allister, under contract until 2025 with a further year option, admits that he is loving life at high-flying Brighton.

Speaking after the Seagulls’ win over United on Thursday, he told Sky Sports: ‘I’ve been here three-and-a-half years.

‘I know what this club gave to me, I’m really grateful and I’m really happy to be here.

‘It’s a fantastic team, like a family, so every time I’m on the pitch I really enjoy being here.

‘It’s easy to play in this team. The way we play is very nice, my team-mates are fantastic.

‘It’s down to them as well. I’m really pleased to play with them and they help me to be a better player every day.’

Speaking about his goal against United, one of the clubs who want to sign him, Mac Allister added: ‘I like to have that opportunity to score. Of course I was a little bit nervous [for the penalty].

‘I’m very happy every time I have an opportunity to score a goal, so I’m very happy for the team.

‘[The match was] similar to Wembley, to be honest. We did everything to win the game but we couldn’t score our chances [as Brighton lost in the FA Cup on penalties].’