Brighton reject transfer request from Sunderland target

Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder Liam Bridcutt Credit: Barrington Coombs/EMPICS Sport

Brighton have confirmed that they have rejected a transfer request from midfielder Liam Bridcutt.

The club said the request was received on Tuesday afternoon and has subsequently been rejected.

The 24-year-old has been linked with a possible January move to Sunderland.