The rise of the Chinese Super League
"The problem with any kind of emerging league is for the first two or three seasons it's a little bit like lightning in a bottle.
"It's exciting but it's very contained. I think the best leagues in the world have learned that you've got to have a pyramid of some kind below that top level. You've got to have a grassroots structure that is nurturing and developing players, leagues that are competitive that those players can develop in.
"Not only are we getting inquiries from Premier League clubs for our players we’re getting enquiries from Chinese Super League teams. That shows you how far Brighton’s come in a very short space of time."