July 13, 2017 08:33 GMT by dailymail.co.uk

Brighton confirm signing of Markus Suttner

Brighton confirm signing of Markus Suttner

Brighton have announced the signing of Austria left-back Markus Suttner from Ingolstadt. The 30-year-old has signed a three-year deal with the Seagulls.

Brighton have announced the signing of Austria left-back Markus Suttner from Ingolstadt.

The 30-year-old has signed a three-year deal with the Seagulls having moved from the German second-tier side for an undisclosed fee.

Brighton boss Chris Hughton told the club's website: 'Markus is someone we have been aware of for some time, and I am pleased we have managed to complete the transfer at this stage.

Markus Suttner has joined Brighton from Ingolstadt for an undisclosed fee 

Markus Suttner has joined Brighton from Ingolstadt for an undisclosed fee 

'He has a great level of experience internationally, and in the top divisions in both his native Austria and Germany.

'He has played the last two seasons with Ingolstadt, and that experience will serve us well.

'He will add competition at the back on the left side of defence, and I'm now looking forward to working with him.'

The 30-year-old was on Chris Hughton's radar and brings a wealth of experience

The 30-year-old was on Chris Hughton's radar and brings a wealth of experience

Former Austria Vienna defender Suttner scored four goals in 31 Bundesliga appearances.

That said, Ingolstadt were relegated last season and he was an unused member of Austria's Euro 2016 squad.

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