Chelsea leads the race for Moises Caicedo ahead of league rivals
Brighton eventually signed the 21-year-old Caicedo from Independiente del Valle in February 2021 for £5m as he established himself among the finest midfield talents in the Premier League. Chelsea reportedly leads the race for the Ecuador international.
Being a part of Ecuador's World Cup squad, the 21-year-old has become a keystone forBrighton
this season. It's been earlier reported that Manchester United, Liverpool, and Chelsea are monitoringMoises Caicedo
’s situation after his impressive performances this season.
However, according to GiveMeSport journalist,Dean Jones
, the Blues are leading the race for his signature as the player is eager for a reunion with his former Brighton boss, Graham Potter atChelsea
Jones told GMS:
“I don’t think Brighton will sell him in January, but whenever the time comes, I expect Chelsea to be in the best position to sign him because of the relationship with Graham Potter.”
said earlier about Caicedo’s transfer rumors:
"It doesn't surprise me that people are looking at him because he's playing at a fantastic level and, as soon as you do your research on him, you realize he's a top kid.
"Young, played in the Premier League, has all of the attributes to play at the highest level, so it's no surprise.
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