Chelsea refusing to surrender on Moises Caicedo regardless of Liverpool settlement

Chelsea are refusing to surrender their pursuit of Brighton midfielder Moises Caicedo, 90min understands, regardless of seeing Liverpool agree a price for the Ecuador worldwide.

The Blues failed with an £80m supply and had been contemplating returning with a bid nearer to Brighton’s £100m asking worth when Liverpool swooped in and agreed a British report deal value £111m to signal the 21-year-old.

Nothing has been signed between Brighton and Liverpool, nonetheless, and sources have confirmed to 90min that Chelsea are refusing to just accept defeat within the race.

Chelsea have knowledgeable Caicedo’s representatives that they’re ready to battle to try to signal the midfielder and won’t quit hope till he has put pen to paper on a cope with Liverpool.

Because it stands, Chelsea haven’t made a brand new bid for Caicedo, with Liverpool the one aspect to have seen a proposal accepted.

Earlier than Liverpool’s supply arrived, 90min understood that Caicedo’s desire was to hitch Chelsea this summer season, with the midfielder repeatedly making it clear to Brighton that he wished to be allowed to talk to the Blues.


Caicedo has not but travelled to Merseyside for a scheduled medical, 90min additional understands, and Chelsea are utilizing the time to try to work on an answer.

Brighton are hoping to promote Caicedo to the very best bidder and wasted little time in accepting Liverpool’s supply, which was considerably increased than any proposal put ahead till now by Chelsea.

The 2 golf equipment, who sarcastically meet of their opening Premier League fixture on Sunday, have additionally butted heads over Southampton midfielder Romeo Lavia. The Reds failed with three bids for the Belgian, the final of which was value £46m, earlier than Chelsea arrived with a proposal of £48m. Southampton worth Lavia at £50m and are usually not ready to compromise on their worth.

The place Caicedo finally ends up stays to be seen, however the twists and turns of the switch have made it some of the fascinating sagas of what is been a rare window so far.


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