Agent announces Liverpool interest in trying to sign £100 million midfielder
The agent of Moises Caicedo has revealed that LIVERPOOL tried to sign Moises Caicedo while he was at Brighton.
Caicedo was one of the most talked about players of the summer window, as a number of clubs were reportedly interested in a deal for the midfielder after he had impressive season last year.
However – it was Chelsea that decided to splash the big cash and take him to Stamford Bridge in a deal that cost the club £100 million, which is not including the amount of wages and sign on fees.
But Ali Barat, Caicedo’s agent, has now disclosed that the likes of Liverpool also made a late attempt to secure his signature in the closing stages of the transfer window.
The Reds were linked with the star just under a year ago and tried on multiple occasions to get Brighton to let the midfielder leave, but that did not happen as the seasiders were asking for too much money
Since then, the Reds board has delved into that transfer kitty on numerous occasions and brought in some brilliant players that have freshened up the side and that are better value for money.
He tells Tuttomercatoweb:
“It was a fantastic moment, the culmination of three and a half years work. It was an exciting moment and also a very tense one, at the last minute, as you know, Arsenal and LIVERPOOL also came into the game. It was definitely a great experience.”
Look, paying so much money for the lad was a mistake – he could have been a brilliant signing for Liverpool – but they they made the right transfer decision.
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