Brighton close on £4.5m deal for Moises Caicedo and will loan him out
Brighton close on £4.5m deal for teenage midfielder Moises Caicedo who is expected to join Belgian side Union Saint-Gilloise on loan straight away despite interest from several Premier League clubs including Manchester United and Chelsea
- Brighton are getting ever close to the signing of midfielder Moises Caicedo
- The 19-year-old is expected to be loaned out to Belgian side Union Saint-Gilloise
- Chelsea and Man United were part of a host of top-flight sides keen on Caicedo
- The teenager has been capped four times at international level by Ecuador
Brighton are closing on the £4.5m signing of Moises Caicedo from Independiente del Valle.
The 19-year-old is likely to be loaned out to Belgian side Union Saint-Gilloise. A number of Premier League clubs had expressed interest in the midfielder.
Caicedo was heavily linked with a move to Manchester United but the Old Trafford club opted not to make an offer.
Brighton are close to the £4.5million signing of Moises Caicedo and could loan him to Belgium
Chelsea also made enquiries, which was a move understood to be favoured by Caicedo, while West Ham, Everton and Newcastle also opened discussions over a deal.
However, Brighton are the club who pushed to reach an agreement and hope to have the deal finalised soon.
Caicedo has been capped four times already by Ecuador. Brighton have previously negotiated with Independiente for Billy Arce in 2018.
Chelsea and Man United wanted Caicedo (left) but he could join Union Saint-Gilloise on loan
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