‘Promising young talent’ – Brighton announce fourth signing of the summer

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Brighton & Hove Albion have announced the signing of Dutch defender Marit Auee from FC Twente, subject to the usual regulatory processes.

Albion managing director Zoe Johnson said: “We’re really pleased to welcome Marit to the club. She is a promising young talent and already has many accolades playing in the Eredivisie.

“We’re excited to see what she can add to the team in the season ahead as well as her own development within the group.”

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The 22-year-old began her career with PEC Zwolle in the Eredivisie in 2018 for two seasons before travelling to the United States to join Dallas Baptist University Athletics for a year.

Netherlands' Marit Auee (C) and and Brazil's Dudinha vie for the ball during the Women's U-20 World Cup third place football match, at the National stadium in San José, on August 28, 2022. (Photo by Randall CAMPOS / AFP) (Photo by RANDALL CAMPOS/AFP via Getty Images)Netherlands' Marit Auee (C) and and Brazil's Dudinha vie for the ball during the Women's U-20 World Cup third place football match, at the National stadium in San José, on August 28, 2022. (Photo by Randall CAMPOS / AFP) (Photo by RANDALL CAMPOS/AFP via Getty Images)
Netherlands' Marit Auee (C) and and Brazil's Dudinha vie for the ball during the Women's U-20 World Cup third place football match, at the National stadium in San José, on August 28, 2022. (Photo by Randall CAMPOS / AFP) (Photo by RANDALL CAMPOS/AFP via Getty Images)

She returned to PEC Zwolle after her spell in the States for a further season before joining FC Twente in 2022.

During her two seasons there she won an Eredivisie title, the Dutch FA Cup, two Super Cups and two Eredivisie League Cups.

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