A player who clubs including Everton, Aston Villa and Wolverhampton Wanderers were said to be 'keen on landing' ahead of the January transfer window will link up with one of their Premier League rivals this week, according to The Scottish Sun.
The Accies do not have a game until Wednesday week, allowing Brighton to take a look at their latest bright prospect.
The Crystal Palace players, James McArthur and James McCarthy - who spent six years at Everton - and Lewis Ferguson of Aberdeen, all came through the ranks at New Douglas Park.
And the Premiership side could struggle to prevent Hamilton from joining them down south, though whether Brighton will be challenged by the likes of Everton, Aston Villa or Wolves remains to be seen.
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