5 reasons why Brighton star Lewis Dunk can play in the Premier League

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29 October 2014 - Capital One Cup (Fourth Round) - Tottenham Hotspur v Brighton - A dejected Lewis Dunk of Brighton & Hove Albion tugs at the goal netting - Photo: Marc Atkins / Offside.

Photo: Marc Atkins / Offside.

The 24-year-old’s form is something that the majority of centre-backs in this country would be rather envious of. Dunk’s clean sheet on Saturday was his 10th of the season despite only playing 15 league games.

Dunk’s displays have culminated in regular clean sheets for Albion which have proved to be incredibly important as they currently sit second in the Championship with by far the most impressive defensive record in the league.

His newly formed partnership with summer signing Shane Duffy has helped to prevent teams such as Norwich City and Huddersfield Town from beating goalkeeper David Stockdale in the Brighton net.

His average match rating is the highest of any centre-back in the division and is third in the entire league behind only team-mate Antony Knockaert and Barnsley skipper Conor Hourhane.

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