Brighton sign Athletic Bilbao midfielder David Lopez

tribalfootball.com Updated September 2, 2012, 6:05 am

Brighton have signed Athletic Bilbao midfielder David Lopez.

The 29-year-old Spaniard has penned a one-year deal after passing a medical at the Championship club.

Seagulls boss Gus Poyet told the club's official website: "He is technically very gifted and has great ability.

"He is a right-sided midfielder and gives us another option. Ultimately he is going to bring extra quality to the squad and a different attacking midfield option."

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