Sky Sports correspondent Dharmesh Sheth revealed that a European giant entered the race for Moises Caicedo, amid interest from Liverpool and Chelsea.
Earlier on Thursday, it was reported that Liverpool had made a bid worth more than Chelsea’s initial £80m offer for Caicedo, with Jurgen Klopp desperate to add a new midfielder to his ranks.
Matt Law from The Daily Telegraph He shared the news, tweeting: “It is my understanding that Liverpool have outbid Chelsea for Moises Caicedo, which would also help explain Chelsea’s bid for Lafia. However, there is still a suggestion that Caicedo would prefer a move to Chelsea.”
As things stand, Brighton refuse to budge on their £100m asking price, after the 21-year-old signed a new four-year contract at Amex in March.
Meanwhile, Sheth has provided a fresh update on the situation, stating that Bayern Munich are also keen on signing Caicedo this summer.
Three clubs are interested in signing Brighton midfielder Moises Caicedo. chirp Sheth.
“Chelsea, Liverpool and Bayern Munich are exploring a deal. A decision – one way or another – could come as soon as this weekend. As it stands, Brighton aren’t budge on £100m.”
But if he does move to the Allianz Arena, Bayern are unlikely to have the financial strength to rival Chelsea and Liverpool for Caicedo’s signature.
Meanwhile, former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has advised Liverpool to pay for the 21-year-old.
“They should go get Caicedo now for him and say ‘Here you go, that’s dealt with and sorted, it’s £100m’, but they’re not, they’re trying to carve someone out from Southampton for £40m,” Neville said on Twitter. overlap.
“He’s a good player, don’t get me wrong, but Jurgen Klopp needs a real deal.
“They can’t do it (the Manchester City challenge) with a player with potential, they have to do it with a real player.”
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