Arsenal Transfer News: It has been claimed that Arsenal is very close to completing the transfer of midfielder Moises Caicedo after making a club-record third offer for the player.
Arsenal Transfer News: Arsenal, as reported by Jacque Talbot, has made a third offer for much sought-after midfielder Moises Caicedo in the previous few hours. It is anticipated that the bid would set a new club transfer record cost for a single player, surpassing the 2019 sum spent on Nicolas Pepe.
This transfer window has seen Moises Caicedo become the hottest commodity. Arsenal reportedly leading the charge for a possible move. Mikel Arteta is looking to fill a crucial role in the midfield for the Gunners. He hopes to sign a new player before today’s deadline.
Youri Tielemans, Ibrahima Bamba, and Martin Zubimendi are just a few of the players that have been suggested as possible targets. However, Arsenal made it clear that they had their sights set on Caicedo and submitted a £60 million offer, which was promptly turned down.
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Arsenal Transfer News: What’s the matter?
At the time, Brighton believed that losing Caicedo at this juncture in the season was not an option. They held firm, giving the impression that he was not for sale. Even so, Arsenal came back with a second bid, this time totalling £70 million.
On transfer deadline day, Arsenal was widely anticipated to make a record-breaking third offer for the 21-year-old midfielder. If they accept this offer, it will set a new standard for transfers. In 2019, the Gunners paid £72 million for Nicolas Pepe’s contract. Jacque Tablot now claims that the new offer has been submitted and that Brighton may accept it.
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What’s next for the Gunners?
The balance of the money, according to Talbot, will be paid out at a later date. But the club will get a substantial quantity of money upfront. If genuine, this is a huge win for Arsenal’s Premier League hopes in the Premier League.
They also inquired about Chelsea midfielder Jorginho late on Monday, with the transfer deadline the next day. Since Enzo Fernandez has been courted by Chelsea, the veteran Italian may be leaving. Much will depend on the asking price the Blues set on Jorginho, whose current contract has six months remaining.
🚨 Understand Moisés Caicedo deal with Arsenal is now completely off. No further talks will follow. #DeadlineDay
Brighton never changed their stance: no intention to accept £60m or £70m proposals. Plan has always been to keep Caicedo.
Arsenal will announce Jorginho soon. pic.twitter.com/uagUr2wypl
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 31, 2023
If the Gunners are unable to sign Caicedo before the transfer deadline, they will prioritize signing Jorginho. At this time, further information is needed about this rumoured third bid for the 21-year-old midfielder.
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