Report: Leeds resurrect deal to sign Sunderland's Liam Bridcutt, Evans approves transfer

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Leeds are reportedly set to sign Liam Bridcutt from Sunderland.

According to the Yorkshire Post, Leeds United have now agreed a deal to sign Sunderland midfielder Liam Briductt on loan until January.

Bridcutt, 26, has been out of favour at Sunderland this season, and with no football under new manager Sam Allardyce, the former Brighton man is now set to leave the Stadium of Light.

The Sunderland Echo reported earlier today that a deal with Leeds appeared to be dead, with Cardiff City moving closer to a deal for the holding midfielder.

Now though, with just a matter of hours left until the loan window shuts for Football League clubs, it appears that Leeds have swooped in to finally sign Bridcutt.

The Yorkshire Post report that Bridcutt has met with manager Steve Evans tonight, and the pair have shook hands over a deal to sign a loan deal until January.

An experienced Championship midfielder who can bring some bite to the Leeds side, Bridcutt would be a vital signing for Evans as he looks to build a more physical side at Elland Road.

It's a remarkable turn of events, Bridcutt is now expected to be in Leeds United's squad to take on Queens Park Rangers this weekend, with Evans finally set to bring in a new signing.

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