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Solly March: ‘The aspiration is always to play for as big a club as you can’

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The wing-back talks about life at Brighton, his relationship with Graham Potter and his ambitions for the future

By Charlie Rowan for The Set Pieces

Solly March is a man in a hurry. The 26-year-old has achieved a lot in his four seasons in the Premier League with Brighton but he is craving more. “I want to play at the highest level for as long as I can,” he says. “I want to play 100 Premier League games and then I want to play 100 more, and maybe even play for a bigger club one day if I get the opportunity.”

Injury has halted these aspirations for now. In early February, the wing-back injured his knee in a 1-0 win at Liverpool. “We were playing really well in that game,” he recalls. “Then I just turned and twisted my knee, hearing some sort of crack. There were a lot of thoughts in my head at the time, but I had to stay level-headed. It was my ACL, which isn’t good, but I’m just trying to stay positive. I can’t wait to return to the pitch. I have to go through rehab now and focus, but I just can’t wait for that moment – it will probably be next season.”

Continue reading…The wing-back talks about life at Brighton, his relationship with Graham Potter and his ambitions for the futureBy Charlie Rowan for The Set PiecesSolly March is a man in a hurry. The 26-year-old has achieved a lot in his four seasons in the Premier League with Brighton but he is craving more. “I want to play at the highest level for as long as I can,” he says. “I want to play 100 Premier League games and then I want to play 100 more, and maybe even play for a bigger club one day if I get the opportunity.”Injury has halted these aspirations for now. In early February, the wing-back injured his knee in a 1-0 win at Liverpool. “We were playing really well in that game,” he recalls. “Then I just turned and twisted my knee, hearing some sort of crack. There were a lot of thoughts in my head at the time, but I had to stay level-headed. It was my ACL, which isn’t good, but I’m just trying to stay positive. I can’t wait to return to the pitch. I have to go through rehab now and focus, but I just can’t wait for that moment – it will probably be next season.” Continue reading…