Brighton reportedly want £10m for Lewis Dunk

Brighton's Lewis Dunk celebrates scoring their fourth goal

Brighton recently rejected an £8 million offer from West Bromwich Albion.

Brighton's Lewis Dunk celebrates scoring their fourth goalBrighton's Lewis Dunk has a price tag of £10 million

Brighton & Hove Albion are to hold out for an offer of £10 million before agreeing to sell key man Lewis Dunk, the Daily Mail reports.

Dunk has caught the attention of Premier League club West Bromwich Albion in recent times, however, HITC reported that Tony Pulis saw an £8 million bid rejected yesterday.

Pulis is said to be looking at Dunk to bolster his back-line, while he also remains reluctant to sell 27-year-old centre-back James Chester, who has attracted interest from Derby County, as outlined by the Birmingham Mail.

West Brom manager Tony PulisWest Brom have had one bid rejected for Dunk already

The Baggies are not the only club thought to be considering a move for Dunk, with Crystal Palace for one having a bid rejected earlier this summer.

Dunk is widely regarded to be one of the best centre-backs currently playing outside the Premier League, and as a result Brighton have remained firm in their resolve to keep hold of their captain.

Brighton's Lewis DunkDunk captained Brighton during their promotion push last season

The Seagulls are demanding £10 million for their academy product, who has now made over 150 appearances for the club in all competitions, netting 10 goals in the process.

He held the captain's armband for Chris Hughton's side last season, as Albion went within a whisker of promotion, missing out on goal difference on the final day of the season, before being felled by Sheffield Wednesday in the play-offs.

Lewis Dunk (L) celebrates after scoring the first goal for Brighton & Hove AlbionLewis Dunk has scored ten times for Brighton during his career

Dunk has two years remaining on a contract that was signed exactly a year ago today.

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