Andi Zeqiri

Squad No. 29
Date of Birth June 22, 1999
Age 22
Height 185cm
Team
Position Forward
Birthplace Lausanne
Previous Clubs Lausanne-Sport

Andi Zeqiri (born 22 June 1999) is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a left wing-back, though more usually centre-forward, for Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion.

At the age of 9, Zeqiri started playing football for local team Stade Lausanne-Ouchy, where after three years he was transferred to Lausanne, playing with the youth teams in 24 matches and scoring 15 goals. On 22 May 2015, Zeqiri made his professional debut in a 2–1 away defeat against Le Mont, coming on as a substitute in the 71st minute in place of Anđelko Savić.

Loan at Juventus
On 30 August 2016, Zeqiri joined Campionato Primavera 2 side Juventus Youth, on a season-long loan with an option to buy. On 1 October 2016, he made his debut in a 2–0 home win against Sassuolo after coming on as a substitute in the 68th minute in place of Moise Kean.

Return from loan
On 1 July 2017, Zeqiri returned to Swiss Super League side Lausanne. On 12 August 2017, he played the first game after the return in the 2017–18 Swiss Cup first round against NK Pajde Möhlin after coming on as a substitute at 89th minute in place of Gabriel Torres.

Brighton & Hove Albion
On 1 October 2020, Zeqiri signed a four-year contract with Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion. He made his debut for The Seagulls in a 1–1 home draw against Sheffield United on 20 December coming on as a substitute in the 72nd minute. He made his first start for The Seagulls on 10 January 2021 in a third round FA Cup tie away at Newport County where Brighton eventually won on penalties with Zeqiri being replaced in the 63rd minute. Zeqiri came on as a substitute in Brighton’s 1–0 away victory over defending champions Liverpool on 3 February claiming their first league win at Anfield since 1982.