Chelsea are about to make history by completing the most expensive transfer in Premier League history. After Liverpool announced their deal with Brighton to sign Moisés Caicedo for €126m, Chelsea stepped in at the last moment, upping the ante and securing the promising Ecuadorian midfielder.
The ‘blue’ box has decided to pay the staggering €130m for Caicedo’s services, beating Arsenal’s previous record by paying €122m for Declan Rice this season and setting a new Premier League milestone Transfer represents market. This move surprised many as Caicedo was apparently destined to join Liverpool, however, Chelsea changed the course of things.
Those at Anfield had tied him up
Although the 21-year-old Ecuadorian had signaled signs of a deal with Liverpool and even Jurgen Klopp himself had spoken out on the transfer, it was the player’s own determination that prevailed. The previous deal he struck with Chelsea at the end of May sealed his fate and dashed Liverpool’s hopes of signing.
Moisés Caicedo, who became a Premier League sensation last season, has a chance to prove himself at Chelsea, a team known for their ambition and success on the European stage. Fans are excited to see the young midfielder adjust to his new surroundings and contribute to the already talented Blues side.