Brighton goalkeeper Robert Sanchez has the power to symbolize any membership on the planet, based on head coach Graham Potter
Sanchez has been in tremendous kind this time period and not too long ago celebrated the primary anniversary of deposing Mat Ryan because the Seagulls’ primary.
The 24-year-old’s standout performances resulted in a global debut for Spain in September.
Potter believes former Forest Inexperienced and Rochdale loanee Sanchez possesses all of the attributes of a top-class keeper as he builds expertise following 44 Premier League appearances so far.
“Robert has the potential to be something,” mentioned Potter, forward of Sunday’s journey to Everton.
“He can play in any staff on the planet; he’s that prime degree.
“His physicality is superb, his shot-stopping is superb, he can come for crosses, he’s good with the ball at his ft. He has received all the pieces he must be a prime goalkeeper; the one factor he lacks is video games.
“However clearly he’s been constructing these the final couple of years.
“It was an enormous name (to make him primary) as a result of Maty was an skilled Premier League goalkeeper. However Robert’s potential excessive degree is unimaginable and we’ve received to assist him attain his most.
“He’s not there but, however that’s simply time. He’s unbelievable.”
Sanchez already has 16 top-flight clear sheets to his identify after two excellent saves helped Albion beat Brentford 2-0 on Boxing Day.
This weekend he can be pitted in opposition to England primary Jordan Pickford because the Seagulls go seeking a maiden win at Goodison Park.
“I can’t examine (them) as a result of I don’t know Jordan properly in any respect,” Potter mentioned of the 2 keepers.
“I can see that he’s been actually good within the Premier League and is unbelievable for England as properly, so I’ve respect for him and his profession.
“However I can solely discuss Rob – and he’s received all the pieces.
“You may see the contribution he’s made since he’s been in our staff when it comes to clear sheets and saves. Our defensive file has been robust, and he’s performed an element in that.
“I’m delighted with Rob and I feel he’ll get higher. I don’t assume he’s at his most but.”