Brighton & Hove Albion’s introduction to the Premier League couldn’t be much more testing than today’s match against Manchester City at the Falmer Stadium (kick-off 5.30pm).

Coach Chris Hughton knows all too well the perils of this league (he has previously managed clubs including Newcastle and Norwich), and that results at home will be key to staying up.

How will Hughton and his squad cope against a team which has spent no small amount of
cash rejuvenating its ranks over the summer?

It’s not just the recent signings, but the small matter of deadly marksman Gabriel Jesus, who is looking to this season to lay a marker down that he has truly arrived…