1 minute read
16 Jan 2021
4:40 am

Tau’s magic dazzles even Guardiola


We can’t wait to see more of his magic against the best English clubs can offer.

Brighton's South African striker Percy Tau (C) runs with the ball during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Brighton and Hove Albion at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on January 13, 2021. Picture: Laurence Griffiths / POOL / AFP.

When well-respected Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola pays you a compliment, you know you belong. That’s exactly what happened for South African footballer Percy Tau, who made his English Premier League debut for Brighton & Hove Albion against Manchester City this week. Although they lost 1-0, Tau impressed in the 68 minutes he played, with Guardiola praising the speed of the South African, who has played for Bafana Bafana 28 times. Brighton manager Graham Potter was also full of praise for the 26-year-old Tau, saying: “I think you got glimpses. Again, it’s a tough game for a forward because you...