Leeds poised to complete Bridcutt deal, will be at Elland Road tonight

Leeds Bridcutt

HITC Sport understands Leeds set to seal midfielder deal.

Leeds BridcuttBridcutt in action for Leeds last season

Leeds United are finally expected to complete the signing of Sunderland midfielder Liam Bridcutt today, HITC Sport understands from sources close to the club.

Bridcutt spent the majority of last season on loan at Leeds from Sunderland and he impressed during his stint at Elland Road.

Bridcutt LeedsBridcutt impressed at Leeds last season

Bridcutt made 24 appearances for Leeds last season and quickly became a firm fans' favourite with the club's supporters.

Leeds have been in talks about signing the former Brighton man all summer, but the negotiations have dragged on for some time.

Sunderland BridcuttBridcutt to end Sunderland spell

However, it appears a compromise has now been agreed and Bridcutt is now expected to join Leeds on a permanent basis.

Bridcutt has been keen to return to Leeds and he has agreed a settlement over his contract at Sunderland.

The 27-year-old is expected to undergo a medical at Leeds today before signing a two-year deal at the club.

Bolton Wanderers' Liam Trotter in action with Leeds United's Liam BridcuttBolton Wanderers' Liam Trotter in action with Leeds United's Liam Bridcutt

Bridcutt is expected to attend Leeds' EFL game with Fulham on Tuesday night and Leeds hope to unveil his signing before the game.

The Scotland international's arrival will provide a welcome boost for Leeds boss Garry Monk after losing his opening two Championship games in charge of the club.

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