Report: Liam Bridcutt to have Leeds United medical after agreeing two-year deal

Leeds Bridcutt

The Whites are finally set to complete the permanent signing of last season's loan star.

Leeds Bridcutt

Leeds United will finally complete the permanent signing of Liam Bridcutt once the midfielder has passed a medical after he agreed a two-year deal to return to Elland Road, as reported by the Yorkshire Evening Post.

Bridcutt starred for the Whites as he spent the majority of last season at the club on loan from Premier League side Sunderland, and it had been presumed that the Yorkshire club would make the move permanent.

Bridcutt Leeds

However, that has proven to be rather more difficult than anticipated, with Sunderland's valuation and the player's wages acting as obstacles.

The deal was taking so long that it had been reported that Bridcutt was not in Garry Monk's transfer plans this summer, but last week it was revealed that the 27-year-old had reached an agreement with the Black Cats to waive the last year of his contract at the Stadium of Light.

Sunderland Bridcutt

Now, the Yorkshire Evening Post claim that Bridcutt has agreed personal terms on a two-year deal and will undergo a medical at the club's training ground on Monday evening.

The paper claims that the deal could even be finalised in time for the midfielder's arrival to be officially announced prior to Tuesday evening's clash with Fulham.

Bridcutt impressed during his time with the Whites last term, playing 27 times in all competitions, and his return is likely to be heralded by supporters, particularly with Lewis Cook's sale to Bournemouth having left a hole in the centre of midfield.

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

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