WILL ANEKE FOL­LOW DELE’S LEAD?

The Football League Paper - - FA CUP THIRD ROUND -

BRIGHTON’S team se­lec­tion and their win grabbed all the head­lines at the Amex Sta­dium.

But be­hind the sto­ry­lines there was an eye­catch­ing per­for­mance from 23-year-old Chuks Aneke.

Lon­don-born and, for a time on Ar­se­nal’s books, the gan­gly mid­fielder is on a year’s con­tract at MK Dons hav­ing moved briefly to the Bel­gium top-flight side Waregem to hone his skills. But the way he caused panic in the Brighton de­fence in the open­ing 20 min­utes with a snap­shot that forced a re­flex save from Niki Maen­paa, and set up a string of chances for his team-mates, would sug­gest his long term des­tiny lies in a higher di­vi­sion.

With ex-MK Dons star Dele Alli light­ing up the Premier League, he could have Aneke for com­pany.

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