Chris Hughton: "Marlon was one of the numerous names we looked at.
"We were unable to do business.
"We know where we are when it comes to the areas we are short of.
"There isn't anybody we can rule in at this stage, but certainly we have some big decisions to make.
"In five days' time we hope to bring in loan signings. These will be initial one-month loan deals that could be extended to three months."
"Craig Cathcart was a player that was on our minds.
"Unfortunately we were unable to do business. And no agreement has been made."