UK time is: 15:40:34
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Poyet Set To Raid Brighton?

There are reports doing the rounds that Sunderland boss Gus Poyet is about to raid his old club Brighton to pick up midfielder Liam Bridcutt.

The Telegraph reports that Poyet is looking to give his side a bit of a sort out during the January transfer window and Bridcutt is his number one target.

Bridcutt was signed for Brighton by Poyet from Chelsea in 2010 and the Sunderland manager still holds him in high regard.

But the newspaper also report that Poyet will have a tough time of it trying to get the player signed due to the way he exited the club for alleged gross misconduct. Not only that, it's very unlikely that Brighton would want to sell a player that has helped them to the verge of the play offs.

Poyet is ready to offer £2million although Brighton are likely to demand a figure closer to £5million.

Poyet said: "My aim all the time is to do things quickly in January. We`re having meetings practically every day and we`re getting close to January now.

"January 1 is a Wednesday, it`s not on the weekend, so if there are not any problems with bringing them in from abroad, they could be signed that day."


Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: JoJo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday December 25 2013

Time: 5:34PM

Your Comments

Can see us parting with five million for a championship player
Sir Bob
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Welbeck Interesting Gus Poyet (Wednesday August 20 2014)

Stats: West Brom v Sunderland (Saturday August 16 2014)

Team News From The Hawthorns (Saturday August 16 2014)

Bruce To Come Knocking For Fletcher? (Saturday August 16 2014)

Squad Numbers Are Dished Out (Friday August 15 2014)

Poll Result: Mannone The Best (Thursday August 14 2014)

Buckley Deal Done, Three Year Contract (Thursday August 14 2014)

Swarbrick In Charge of WBA v Sunderland (Thursday August 14 2014)

Archived Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

List All Vital Sunderland Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Barry Green 60
2. roggy 34
3. Book Thief 34
4. smegma 32
5. Wattsy44 29
6. pookie 13
7. thomas bjorn 10
8. treader 6
9. JoJoGrant 6
10. Freaky Teeth 5

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
WBA 2 - 2 Sunderland

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Spurs 1 1 0 0 1 3
9. Everton 1 0 1 0 0 1
10. Leicester City 1 0 1 0 0 1
11. Sunderland 1 0 1 0 0 1
12. WBA 1 0 1 0 0 1
13. Crystal Palace 1 0 0 1 -1 0
14. Man Utd 1 0 0 1 -1 0

Breaking League News

iPads all round means Homework for Players
» Swansea : 20/08/2014 15:26:00
Welbeck Interesting Gus Poyet
» Sunderland : 20/08/2014 14:22:00
Bruce Expecting Tough Lokeren Challenge
» Hull City : 20/08/2014 13:33:00
Snodgrass Out For Six Months?
» Hull City : 20/08/2014 13:25:00
Another Striker Signed?
» West Ham : 20/08/2014 13:09:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the match v WBA
Suggested By:  
Mannone 0%
Brown 0%
van Aanholt 0%
Cattermole 75%
O'Shea 0%
Roberge 0%
Johnson 0%
Larsson 0%
Fletcher 0%
Rodwell 0%
Wickham 0%
Jordi Gómez 25%