Brighton are “confident” ARSENAL will cough up the full £75million asking price for Moises Caicedo, who wants a move to the Emirates
The Gunners are now making moves early to try and get their summer business done – as Mikel Arteta knows that there will be more challengers for that Premier League title next season.
Caicedo is a player that the Gunners have been linked with for the past six months – and almost got him all signed up in the January window before he opted to stay put and help Brighton get into Europe.
Now – reports on the Daily express website has claimed that Caicedo is keen to complete a move to Arsenal – and would prefer a move to the Emirates over a switch to Chelsea or Liverpool
Caicedo’s potential arrival – on top of Arsenal’s interest in Declan Rice – makes a summer exit for Granit Xhaka more likely.
But Emirates chief Mikel Arteta wants not just better players, but strength in depth.
He’s demanding a better squad after Manchester City overhauled the Gunners to retain their Premier League crown.
Arteta is planning to sign two midfielders, a full-back and a centre-back – Transfer expert Fabrizio Romano said on his Here We Go podcast: “From what I understand, they will sign two midfielders this summer.
“They dream of Declan Rice plus one more. And also, new full-back, new centre back.
“So Arsenal want to sign important players for next season.”
ARSENAL nearly pulled off a Premier League shock last season and the only reason they did not is because they lack the depth.
Caicedo is a brilliantly gifted midfielder that will be a wonderful signing for the Gunners – if he actually signs
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