Ipswich defender Alex Bruce set for Leeds United switch

Last updated : 28 July 2010 By Daily Mail

Bruce, 25, was all set to join the Blades earlier this week when the move collapsed because the two clubs could not agree how the £200,000 fee should be paid.

Marching on: Alex Bruce is set to sign for Leeds United after his move from Ipswich to Sheffield United fell through

That alerted Leeds boss Simon Grayson and he quickly agreed a similar fee with the Tractor Boys, rising to £300,000 based on appearances.

The Republic of Ireland international defender, who played 127 games in four years at Portman Road after signing on a free transfer from Birmingham, is set to undergo a medical on Thursday morning and then complete the necessary paperwork.

Caught out: Ipswich may be forced to look for an alternative to top goalkeeper target Marton Fulop

Meanwhile, Ipswich may have to turn their search for a goalkeeper elsewhere because a deal for Hungarian international Marton Fulop is close to collapsing.

Sunderland accepted a £750,000 bid from the Tractor Boys but the personal terms on offer are quite a way short of what Fulop wants.

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Source: Daily Mail

Source: Daily Mail