Arsenal are reportedly considering a potential £75m bid for Brighton & Hove Albion young midfielder Moises Caicedo.
Caicedo, 21, was one of the brightest stars of the Premier League season, starting 18 of Brighton’s 19 games, helping his team to sixth place.
The talented central midfielder has already made 28 appearances for Ecuador and gained valuable experience at the World Cup in Qatar, where he scored against Senegal in the group stage.
Brighton have already turned down some serious offers this month and while they have reportedly set Caicedo’s price at nine figures, Arsenal are poised to see how much they are willing to give up.
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Arsenal are determined to add reinforcements before the end of January, Fihaes said, and they will see if £75m is enough to keep Caicedo away from Brighton.
Metro had previously reported that Brighton would stand up to a £100m fee, having already beaten £50m from Chelsea.
Fihaes believes Arsenal are ready to surpass Chelsea in the pursuit of Caicedo, which they are in the driver’s seat, if Brighton wants to move before the transfer window closes.
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