Painter returns to Seagulls

Marcos Painter has returned to Brighton following a month on loan at League One side Bournemouth.

Last Updated: 14/03/13 at 21:39

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The 26-year-old left-back made two appearances for the Cherries after moving to Dean Court last month.

But with Wayne Bridge missing Tuesday night's defeat at Barnsley with a hamstring injury, Painter has been recalled as defensive cover.

He will be available for selection when Albion host derby rivals Crystal Palace on Sunday.

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