Moises Caicedo finally agreed to join Brighton.
After long speculation, The 19 years old midfielder is finally agreed to join the Premier League side. He will fly to England to complete his deal soon. Brighton has signed him in a 5 years deal in €6m from Independiente del Valle.
Moises Caicedo was on the target list of the Premier League leaders Manchester United. His ball control, passing, vision, first touch, and most importantly, defensive ability caught the Red Devils’ eye.
Moises Caicedo was also interested in joining the Premier League giant. But the deal has not gone through. Manchester United refused to match the asking price of the Ecuadorian midfielder.
Caicedo has made 31 appearances for his club domestically. He has scored 6 and provided 2 assists in his time in Ecuador. Now it will be a big test for him to prove himself at European football.
The deal is yet to be finalized. Brighton boss Graham Potter refused to comment on the potential arrival before it is official. He said, “There’s always speculation, a bit of noise around things, but until anyone is a Brighton player, I can’t really elaborate on anything.”