Kaoru Mitoma, the Japanese sensation, has signed a new five-year contract with Brighton & Hove Albion, according to a tiny birdie (not a seagull, this time) from London World. This commitment follows a successful season with the Seagulls, where Mitoma demonstrated his talent on the English stage.
From the Land of the Rising Sun to the Shores of Brighton
In the summer of 2021, he began his voyage to the English shore. Brighton drew Mitoma from the J-League’s Kawasaki Frontale by throwing a broad net. He worked briefly at Union SG in Belgium before settling down in Brighton Beach. His Premier League debut season saw him score 10 goals and provide five assists in 41 appearances.
Deal Specifications: An Encore Worth Every Penny
London World also revealed that this new musical composition, which is Mitoma’s pledge to Brighton, comes with a weekly salary of roughly £80,000. And what about the announcement? The trumpets should sound within the next 24 hours. Keisuke Sekine, the orchestra’s leader, ensured Mitoma’s place in Roberto De Zerbi’s ensemble at the American Express Community Stadium.
Brighton’s Appeal: More Than a Seaside Serenade
In a reflective moment last season, Mitoma stated, “The city has a good climate, the sea is nearby.
is nearby, making it an excellent area to reside.” His affection for the city and the sea wind does not end there. Brighton’s enthusiastic fans, who raise their voices in unison both at home and away, have won his heart. “I feel a real warmth, they are truly exceptional supporters,” he said. The individuals behind the scenes are very nice; I’m extremely happy here.”
As he looks ahead, he says, “I have gained good experience trying to get used to the new environment and am looking forward to doing even better next season.”
Brighton’s Ballad Beats European Heavyweights At the age of 26, Mitoma had no shortage of admirers. The top clubs in Europe, including Chelsea, Liverpool, and Manchester United, were all attempting to entice him away with their siren melodies. Brighton’s ballad, though, resonated the most, securing the maestro’s stay near the shore for the foreseeable future.