SEE WHY: Brighton reject third bid of £80million from Chelsea for Moises Caicedo: Chelsea made a second £80 million bid for Moises Caicedo, which Brighton has promptly rejected. EnoughInfo.com
The Blues have made the Ecuador international their top midfield target this summer, but have previously turned down bids of £60 million and £70 million. Harry Kane Has Given Transfer Promise To Bayern Munich
According to Fabrizio Romano, a second offer of £80 million was made in the last 24 hours and was likewise rejected.
Brighton value the 21-year-old at more over £100 million, with Declan Rice’s recent move to Arsenal serving as a reference point in any negotiations. Arsenal had two bids for Caicedo rejected during the January transfer window. Marcus Rashford reveals who he hates more out of Liverpool and Man City
The Seagulls would be willing to lower their asking price if Chelsea were willing to let Levi Colwill leave, who impressed during his loan time on the south coast last season.
Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino, on the other hand, is unwilling to lose Colwill and believes the teenager has the potential to become one of the top centre-backs in the Premier League.
Chelsea have sold a number of midfielders this summer, including Mason Mount, Mateo Kovacic, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, and N’Golo Kante. Manchester City Inform Bernardo Silva Of Transfer Decision
West Ham have also made a £40 million approach for Conor Gallagher, with Pochettino believing the team need at least one new midfield signing before the start of the new season.
SEE WHY: Brighton reject third bid of £80million from Chelsea for Moises Caicedo
‘At the moment, we are working to reinforce that area, and other areas also. I think the players that are here on the tour are in our plans, Chelsea plans.
‘At the moment, nothing to say about the players we have here. We are working very hard to try to add more players in different areas and hope that is possible soon.
‘It depends on the situation of different players. We need at least one more and we are working on that.
‘It depends on what happens in the next few weeks. We will decide and take our decision.
Pochettino added: ‘The concept is that. The club and I are both working on it. There has to be a player added. We still require an experienced person.’