Moises Caicedo has not been included within the Brighton squad for Sunday’s pleasant fixture with Rayo Vallecano because the midfielder pushes for a transfer to Chelsea.
Caicedo has been topic of two rejected bids from the west Londoners, the second of which is known to have been price round £80m.
Brighton are insistent that Chelsea might want to improve their provide to signal the 21-year-old and worth Caicedo at nearer to £100m, with the Seagulls utilizing Declan Rice’s £105m transfer from West Ham to Arsenal as a benchmark for his or her valuation.
Fabrizio Romano is reporting that Caicedo has despatched a ‘clear message’ to Brighton that he desires to go away the membership and the Ecuadorian spoke publicly on his want to signal for Chelsea earlier within the window.
Negotiations are ongoing however have to date didn't discover a breakthrough, regardless of the 2 groups reaching an settlement on the switch of goalkeeper Robert Sanchez from Brighton to Stamford Bridge.
In the meantime, Brighton are closing in on a deal to signal Mohammed Kudus from Ajax with the membership having agreed a £35m payment for the Ghana worldwide.
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