The Football League Paper - - CHAMPIONSHIP -

NEW Leeds United mid­fielder Liam Brid­cutt has re­vealed he re­jected an of­fer from an­other club at the last mo­ment be­fore com­plet­ing his switch to El­land Road.

The 26-year-old had not fea­tured at all for par­ent club Sun­der­land this sea­son and joins on a month’s loan.

Brid­cutt said: “I was close to go­ing some­where else. I had a few other op­tions be­cause this fell through at one stage.

“Then I get a phone call late on Wed­nes­day from the man­ager, say­ing he’s been given per­mis­sion to speak to me.

“He con­vinced me that Leeds were the club for me and I was happy to get it done.”

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