Going to Liverpool, not Chelsea.
British media outlet ‘BBC’ reported on the 11th (below) that 메이저놀이터“Liverpool have agreed to sign Moises Caicedo from Brighton. The transfer fee is £110 million (approximately KRW 186.5 billion). It is the highest transfer fee in Premier League history.”
Liverpool and Caicedo have yet to reach a personal agreement. However, it is expected that the deal will be completed without any major changes. A medical has been scheduled for the 12th.
Chelsea are dumbfounded. He was their number one target this summer.
Unsurprisingly, Chelsea were the first club to sign him. The Blues have been very aggressive, making three offers for the player.
He scores very highly in defence.
After all of their bids were rejected, they decided to match Brighton’s £100 million asking price. Kaysed also wanted to join Chelsea.
Chelsea have identified Kaysedo as a possible successor to N’Golo Kante, who moved to Saudi Arabia this summer. Born in 2001, Caicedo can play in both central midfield and defensive midfield.
He is particularly strong in defence. He uses his activity and speed to cover a lot of ground. He’s one of the best defensive midfielders in the Premier League.
That’s not to say he lacks build-up play. He was a key player for Brighton last season, both in defence and attack.
Caicedo is on the move.
Kaysedo was at the centre of Brighton’s surge to sixth place in the Premier League last season. Several big clubs, including Chelsea, were in the running to sign him after the season ended.
The winner was Liverpool. They submitted a £110 million bid, which was more than Brighton’s asking price and more than Chelsea’s £100 million. Brighton, who were determined to keep hold of Caido, were helpless in the face of money.
Liverpool needed a new defensive midfielder after Fabinho’s departure to Saudi Arabia’s Al Ittihad. They succeeded in keeping hold of Caido, even if it meant breaking the club’s record transfer fee for Virgil van Dijk (£75m).