Arsenal have reportedly made a new bid for Brighton star Moises Caicedo, this time worth £70 million.
That’s according to Fabrizio Romano who claims that the bid by Arsenal includes add-ons.
However, Brighton do not want to sell Caicedo in the January transfer window, and Romano claims that they have rejected the Gunners’ bid.
It remains to be seen whether Arsenal go back in for Caicedo before tomorrow’s transfer deadline with doubts around Thomas Partey’s rib problem, I suspect they probably will do…
Arsenal make another Moises Caicedo bid
The Gunners submitted a £60 million offer for the 21-year-old midfielder a few days ago, and Mikel Arteta is obviously desperate to get his man.
And now Arsenal have had another bid rejected for Caicedo:
Caicedo is a truly unbelievable player, and will go on to become a world-class Premier League star, I have no doubt about that.
Whether the Gunners will be prepared to pay £80 million or more for the Ecuadorian remains to be seen though. Nicolas Pepe is the club’s current record transfer, and that fee will be smashed if Arteta brings Caicedo to the Emirates.
However, the 21-year-old Brighton star could be the signing that gets Arsenal over the line in the race for the Premier League title this season.
So if the Gunners sign Moises Caicedo for around £80 million or more and it helps them win the league title, he’ll be well worth that fee. All Arsenal fans will be keenly tuned into Romano’s Twitter account over the next 41 hours, that’s for sure!
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