Man Utd need Brighton’s Moises Caicedo_ Erik ten Hag’s facet to make contact over potential signing

Manchester United are anticipated to formally strategy Brighton over midfielder Moises Caicedo after making preliminary contact this week, however the membership’s focus stays on signing Chelsea’s Mason Mount and recruiting a striker.

United have been looking for a brand new midfielder already this summer season, with a £55m bid for Mount nonetheless on the desk.

United are anticipated to re-iterate to Chelsea their want to signal the England worldwide however will make it clear as soon as once more they’re comfy with their £55m supply, though negotiating on the construction of the deal has not been dominated out.

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It’s thought United really feel the value is truthful and sensible for a participant who’s into the ultimate 12 months of his contract and who needs to hitch.

United proceed to have a look at different midfielders together with Brighton’s Caicedo, however no official strategy or bid has been made but.

Caicedo was in positive type for Brighton all through his first full season on the Amex Stadium, resulting in a £70m rejected bid by Arsenal in January, and a switch request on the identical day – which was later rescinded.

This isn’t the primary time United have thought-about within the 21-year-old. In January 2021, they pulled again on their curiosity in him when he was nonetheless taking part in for Ecuadorian facet Independiente del Valle as a 19-year-old, days earlier than he agreed to hitch Brighton.

Erik ten Hag’s facet had additionally retained an curiosity in Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot, however the 28-year-old has signed a one-year contract extension on the Italian facet.

Inter goalkeeper Onana rising as a prime goal

Picture: Inter Milan goalkeeper Andre Onana is a Manchester United goal

Sky Sports activities Information has been instructed United are actively taking a look at goalkeepers whereas David De Gea’s future stays “within the steadiness”.

Inter Milan goalkeeper Andre Onana is rising as a prime goal with one supply indicating a possible strategy is being pushed by supervisor Ten Hag having managed him at Ajax.

United have additionally checked out Brentford’s David Raya and Porto’s Diogo Costa.

De Gea might be out of contract on Saturday and is on United’s launched checklist whereas talks over a brand new deal proceed.

It’s understood the Spaniard and United are contemplating their choices.

Whereas boss Ten Hag has publicly backed De Gea, he can’t assure he might be No 1 subsequent season if he was to remain.

Evaluation: Is Man Utd’s Caicedo curiosity real?

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Sky Sports activities Information’ Dharmesh Sheth:

“Manchester United have all the time had an curiosity in Moises Caicedo, however cynics will have a look at this otherwise and see them initially going for a Chelsea participant, and since they can not get the deal that they need, the noises which might be emanating about different targets contain somebody that Chelsea are additionally after.

“That may very well be, possibly, to attempt to speed up a Mason Mount deal on their phrases. Or, we take it on face worth, Mount might be out of the equation, they usually’ll go for Moises Caicedo.”

Picture: Moises Caicedo has blossomed since becoming a member of Brighton from Independiente del Valle in 2021

Sky Sports activities’ Nick Wright:

“Graham Potter used him, efficiently, as a left-sided No 8 firstly of the season following a transitional first 12 months which included a mortgage spell in Belgium with Beerschot. However Roberto De Zerbi, Potter’s successor, dropped him again to the bottom of midfield, even deploying him, at instances, as a makeshift right-back.

“Caicedo excelled wherever required, beginning 34 of Brighton’s 38 Premier League video games and taking part in a vital position in probably the most profitable season within the membership’s historical past, the statistics serving to to underline the extent of his affect out and in of possession.

“As a ball-winner, he’s among the many absolute best within the division.”

Learn extra of Nick Wright’s function on Caicedo right here

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