Thursday 30 June 2016

EURO 2016 LATEST Visit Euro 2016 Hub

Fri 10th June

Sat 11th June

Sun 12th June

Mon 13th June

Tue 14th June

Wed 15th June

Thu 16th June

Fri 17th June

Sat 18th June

Sun 19th June

Mon 20th June

Sat 25th June

Sun 26th June

Mon 27th June

Today's Fixtures

Poland POL

Portugal POR

20:00

Fri 01st July

Wales WAL

Belgium BEL

20:00

Sat 02nd July

Germany GER

Italy ITA

20:00

Sun 03rd July

France FRA

Iceland ISL

20:00


Poyet closing in on Bridcutt deal

Published 30/01/2014 | 11:27

Liam Bridcutt looks set for a move to Sunderland
Liam Bridcutt looks set for a move to Sunderland

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet is closing in on Brighton midfielder Liam Bridcutt after a lengthy pursuit.

  • Go To

Press Association Sport understands the two clubs have agreed a fee in the region of £2.5million for the 24-year-old, weeks after the Black Cats initially tabled bids for both Bridcutt and winger Will Buckley.

Poyet's former employers have been holding out for their valuation of the Scotland international, who later handed in a transfer request and has not played since.

However, it is understood that there have been significant developments and that Bridcutt is now heading for Wearside to undergo a medical in a bid to push through a transfer before Friday night's 11pm deadline.

Poyet has already signed Marcos Alonso on loan from Fiorentina and Argentinian pair Oscar Ustari and Santiago Vergini this month, while compatriot Ignacio Scocco was in the crowd for Wednesday night's 1-0 Barclays Premier League win over Stoke which lifted Sunderland out of the bottom three for the first time since August.

Bridcutt's arrival could yet have implications for Lee Cattermole, who has been linked with a move to Stoke this month, although Potters boss Mark Hughes insisted after the game against Sunderland on Wednesday that no offer had been made.

Press Association

Read More

Promoted articles

Editor's Choice

Also in Sport