Chelsea twisted puzzle team competing for the purchase of Caicedo.

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Brighton have reportedly turned down an offer worth over £80m from Chelsea for Moises Caicedo. With the Blues facing a potential hunt for him from new rivals.

According to The Athletic, the unidentified club are claimed to have made a higher bid than Chelsea’s latest offer.

The Blues’ latest bid of £75m plus £5m in bonuses was rejected by the Seagulls.

Chelsea’s latest bid marks the fourth time Brighton have rejected it as they insist on a £100m bid.

The Daily Mail reported earlier this month that. The Blues had a £70million offer for the Ecuadorian international rejected by Brighton wanting more.

Brighton had promised Caicedo, who signed a new four-year contract earlier this year. That he could leave if the club were offered a similar offer to Arsenal in January.

However, West Ham midfielder Declan Rice’s £105million move to Arsenal has led Brighton to rethink Caicedo’s asking price.

Caicedo emerged as one of the Premier League’s top midfield players last season UFABET

The 21-year-old played a key role in helping Brighton secure a place in the Europa League for the first time in the club’s history.

Caicedo had previously protested his club for not selling him in January. After Brighton turned down a £70million offer from Arsenal.

He was told not to come to practice. before returning to be an important member of the team as usual after agreeing to a new 4-year contract.