The 26-year-old has been handed a spot in the Seagulls’ starting XI for Wednesday’s clash in Manchester
On Sunday, the 26-year-old was introduced as a second-half substitute as Brighton defeated League Two club Newport County on penalties in the FA Cup.
For the encounter at the Etihad Stadium, Tau joins Leandro Trossard and Alexis Mac Allister to complete the Seagulls’ attacking force.
🙌 𝐓𝐄𝐀𝐌 𝐍𝐄𝐖𝐒…
The Albion side who’ll take on @ManCity tonight at the Etihad.
— Brighton & Hove Albion (@OfficialBHAFC) January 13, 2021
Brighton are currently enduring an eight-game winless streak in the Premier League since their 2-1 victory over Aston Villa in November 21.
Algeria captain Riyad Mahrez is another African star who will feature in the encounter, for opponents Manchester City.
Mali’s Yves Bissouma is suspended for the Seagulls after he received his fifth yellow card of the season earlier this year against Wolverhampton Wanderers.