Ben White: Manchester United, Tottenham and Chelsea monitor Brighton defender’s progress | Football News

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Manchester United, Tottenham and Chelsea are among the clubs overseeing Brighton’s Ben White development.

The 23-year-old has been impressive for the Seagulls this season after returning from a loan at Leeds, in which he helped them win promotion to the Premier League last season.

Whites have started all 10 Premier League games so far, mostly in a back line with Lewis Dunk and Adam Webster, including in the 1-1 draw with Liverpool last time around.

And according to WyscoutAccording to the index ranking, White is the fourth-most successful center-back in the Premier League so far this season behind Chelsea pair Kurt Zouma and Thiago Silva, and Gabriel from Arsenal.

United were looking for new center-backs this summer, but there is still an abundance of players in this position who don’t get a match, including Marcos Rojo, Phil Jones and Timothy Fosu-Mensah.

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Ben White signed a new four-year contract with Brighton this summer

Spurs also reportedly continue to monitor new center-back options despite signing Joe Rodon, who is not eligible for the Europa League, from Swansea on deadline day with Toby Alderweireld struggling with injury.

Chelsea signed two new center-backs this summer, including Thiago, but his contract is only valid for one season, while fellow newcomer Malang Sarr has been loaned to Porto, leaving Antonio Rudiger, Andreas Christiansen and Fikayo Tomori to try. to overthrow Zouma or Brazilian veteran.

Liverpool, who are considering entering the market for a new center-back in January due to injuries to Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez, have also reportedly been watching White since his time at Elland Road – but the club have said they haven’t ‘had’ no interest. “By signing it.

Leeds tried to sign White for good in the summer – bidding up to £ 25million – but he signed a new four-year deal at Amex Stadium and firmly established himself in Graham Potter’s plans.

What is Wyscout?

Wyscout is a digital scouting service that collects and presents data and video on the performance of players from over 500 leagues around the world, and used by almost all major clubs in their recruiting process.

As part of the service, they provide a ranking index based on the total performance data collected by each player for current and past seasons.

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