Arsenal might be one of many sides to make a transfer for Moises Caicedo in the summertime, with Brighton & Hove Albion anticipating approaches from huge golf equipment.
Arsenal nonetheless need Caicedo?
In the course of the January switch window, the Gunners’ curiosity in Caicedo was properly reported and the Seagulls have been believed to have knocked again two gives from Mikel Arteta’s facet.
And for the reason that winter window, the midfielder has put pen to paper on a brand new deal on the south coast which is able to see his contractual keep till 2027.
Now with 4 years remaining on his contract on the Amex Stadium, Arsenal may have a more durable job on their palms if they’re to proceed their curiosity within the Ecuadorian.
Talking on his YouTube channel, Fabrizio Romano has claimed that the brand new deal at Brighton doesn’t embody a launch clause, with the Seagulls anticipating larger golf equipment to come back knocking in the summertime:
“The expectation is that huge golf equipment might be again once more in the summertime. So issues will occur once more round Moises Caicedo in the summertime; after all Brighton might be stronger within the negotiation after this new contract. There isn’t any launch clause within the contract with Moises Caicedo, however he’s one to observe over the summer time, for positive.”
Is Caicedo well worth the cash?
The Gunners are believed to have supplied round £70million for Caicedo in January, elevating the query of what Brighton will now demand for him.
Having penned a brand new deal, the Seagulls now look like in a stronger place than they have been earlier within the yr to demand a better payment for his or her midfielder.
Arsenal have additionally been linked with a possible transfer for Declan Rice this summer time, who has only one yr remaining on his present contract with West Ham United.
Who would you favor at Arsenal?
The pair have established themselves as two of the most effective within the Premier League of their place, however this new deal may doubtlessly eradicate the concept of shifting for each in the summertime.
Rice has confirmed the larger attacking menace – regardless of solely scoring twice – having offered extra shot-creating motion per 90 minutes in comparison with Caicedo (through FBref).
Nevertheless, the Brighton man has averaged extra tackles and passes per 90 minutes than the England midfielder this season.
Having additionally supplied extra tackles per 90 than present Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey, Caicedo has proven indicators of doubtless offering the Gunners with a long-term possibility in midfield.
Nevertheless, this new deal may doubtlessly put a damper on issues, with the asking value presumably skyrocketing on the again of the contract extension.