Brighton and Hove Albion are assured they’ve crushed Newcastle United to the signing of former Manchester United goal Moises Caicedo.
The Independiente del Valle midfielder is likely one of the greatest abilities to emerge from South America in recent times and is already starring for the Ecuador nationwide aspect.
The 19-year-old was linked with a transfer to the Crimson Devils upon the opening of the January switch window, with consultants likening Caicedo to Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante.
Nonetheless, talkSPORT understands United have distanced themselves from a deal and now Brighton are frontrunners to signal the prodigal teenager.
The Seagulls have agreed a charge with Independiente, whereas Newcastle had been unsuccessful of their late bid to hijack the transfer.
In accordance with the Manchester Night Information, representatives from Previous Trafford walked away from the deal after it turned ‘too messy’.
Actually, one supply went on to explain the negotiations with intermediaries and third events as a ‘clusterf***’.
Brighton are in a considerably precarious place within the Premier League and sit simply three factors above the relegation zone, though Fulham have two video games in hand on them.
Graham Potter’s aspect had been taken to penalties of their FA Cup third spherical tie in opposition to Newport and now face a frightening journey to Manchester City on Wednesday.