Brighton & Hove Albion complete signing of Dutch midfielder Danny Holla

Swansea City's Dutch player Wilfried Bony vies with Danny Holla from ADO Den Haag during their friendly football match at the Kyocera stadion in The Hague, on July 13, 2013
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Championship side Brighton & Hove Albion sign Dutch midfielder Danny Holla on a three-year contract.

Championship outfit Brighton & Hove Albion have signed their sixth new player of the summer, bringing in Dutch midfielder Danny Holla on a three-year contract.

The 26-year-old joins the Seagulls after leaving Eredivisie side ADO Den Haag, where he scored 14 league goals over the last two seasons.

"Danny is a player who has plenty of top-flight experience in Holland with more than 200 senior appearances, and that experience is something we need," Albion boss Sami Hyypia told the club website.

"He is a deep-lying midfielder and the scouting reports I have seen on him show he likes to get on the ball, pass it and dictate the play – and I hope he can bring that to the team."

Hyypia has suggested, however, that Holla's lack of a pre-season could mean that he won't be ready to make his debut immediately.

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