The South African player of the Year is seen as one for the future by manager Chris Hughton
Brighton and Hove Albion have confirmed the signing of Percy Tau on a four-year deal.
The South Africa international, who joins for an undisclosed fee, will be sent out on loan this season to gain first team-experience.
The 24-year-old striker joins from Mamelodi Sundowns having been named South African player of the season.
Manager Chris Hughton was delighted to have secured the services of the forward.
He told the club’s official website: “Percy is a player we have highlighted for the future, and there is no doubting his talent, having been voted South African player of the season.
“Percy will go out on loan this season, play regularly and get some experience of European football.
“We will be watching his progress and monitoring his development over the season.”