Alexis Mac Allister ‘in no rush’ to leave Brighton after World Cup triumph despite Arsenal and Chelsea links

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Lexis Mac Allister insists he is in no hurry to leave Brighton after the World Cup, despite rumors of transfer interest from Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool.

The Argentine playmaker has been linked with a big money exit from Amex Stadium after playing a key role in his country’s recent victory in Qatar and significantly improving his own profile.

Mac Allister started all but one of the Albiceleste’s games en route to their first world triumph since 1986 in Qatar, scoring in the crucial Group C victory over Poland and also providing an assist in that unforgettable final showdown against France – Angel’s first game Di Maria. – Half goal at the Lusail stadium.

Such a fine run soon saw the said 24-year-old part of an outing from Brighton, who welcomed their returning hero – complete with his winner’s medal – to a brilliant reception on Monday with hugs from all his teammates and even a fake World Cup badge. trophy with blue and white confetti cannons going off.

Premier League trio Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool have been among the clubs closely linked to the £60 million-valued Mac Allister in recent days, along with several other clubs across Europe, including Serie A giants, Juventus.

World Cup heroes: Alexis Mac Allister insists he doesn’t want to leave Brighton after Argentina’s victory

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However, he says he does not intend to leave the club any time soon for which he played 86 games since joining from Argentinos Juniors in January 2019.

Mac Allister – it’s certainly worth noting – only agreed a new contract extension from Brighton in October, binding him to the club until June 2025, with the club having the option to extend that deal for a further 12 months.

“I try not to read too much (speculation),” Mac Allister told Albion TV on Monday. “I always say I’m happy here, I’m in no rush to leave. I feel very good, I am very grateful to this club, my teammates and all the people who work here. I’m just focused on the next game and on this club.

“It was a good World Cup for this club and for the players who went to the World Cup. We know we have a good team with very good players. It is a tough competition, it will be tough, but we will try to be as high as possible to end.

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