Brighton snap up Suttner from Ingolstadt

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Premier League new boys Brighton & Hove Albion have completed their third signing of the transfer window by adding Markus Suttner to their ranks.

The 30-year-old left-back joins the Seagulls on a three-year contract, reuniting with former Ingolstadt teammate Pascal Gross at the Amex.

"Markus is someone we have been aware of for some time," Brighton manager Chris Hughton told the club's website. 

"I am pleased we have managed to complete the transfer at this stage, and he is now able to join us for the second half of the week.

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

Suttner made 31 Bundesliga appearances for Ingolstadt last season, contributing with four goals and five assists.