Percy Tau: I will get better with time

English Premier League

Bafana Bafana star Percy Tau has insisted that both he and Brighton will get better with time after impressing on his Premier League debut against Manchester City.

Tau made his maiden appearance in England's top-flight on Wednesday when he was named in the starting lineup against Pep Guardiola's perennial title-contenders.

Brighton ultimately succumbed to a narrow 1-0 defeat but the former Mamelodi Sundowns star featured prominently throughout, and is now looking to build on his performance against City.

"It was a difficult game, but we did our best. We tried to create chances, but it was difficult to do that," Tau told Brighton's official website following the game.

"We have to grow from this. We want to try and create more chances to score – you want those big chances in games, but we didn't make many of them against Manchester City.

"We can take positives out of this though and try and do better on Saturday. It was a good game, we did well and it can only get better, it will only be a matter of time before we starting getting those wins.

"I need to adjust to the team and the league. With time I will get better as I understand the way the coach wants me to play more."

Brighton currently occupy 17th position in the Premier League standings and will be looking to open a gap between themselves and the relegation zone when they travel to Leeds United this weekend.

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