Cork City's Brian Lenihan expected to confirm move to English club
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Cork City's Brian Lenihan expected to confirm move to English club

CORK City's Brian Lenihan is expected to announce his decision on whether to join an English club by tomorrow morning, the club have confirmed.

The 20-year-old midfielder is currently in England where he is holding talks with two English clubs that have had offers accepted by Cork City.

The Irish Post understands that one of those clubs is Brighton & Hove Albion, although when contacted a spokesman for Brighton would not confirm that they were speaking with Lenihan.

Cork City would also not reveal who they had agreed a fee with, however they did tell the Irish Post: “We expect a decision to be reached by tomorrow morning, a move is imminent.”

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Other clubs reported to have been interested in signing Lenihan over the summer include Premier League teams Hull City, Manchester United, Arsenal and Aston Villa.

Lenihan did not feature in his side’s exit from the FAI Ford Cup on last night when they lost 1-0 to Bohemians.

He joined Cork City in July 2012 from Munster Senior League side College Corinthians.