Brighton have again rejected a new bid from Arsenal for Moises Caicedo worth £70m, MySportDab reports.
On Friday, Arsenal’s bid of £60million got, and within a day they submitted another bid worth £65m plus £5m in add-ons.
However, despite the new offer, Brighton have still refused to sell the Ecuadorian and their decision won’t change.
Caicedo is desperate to leave Brighton and join Arsenal’s title charge or sign for Chelsea.
The 21-year-old on Friday asked the club to let him leave in a social media post for a record transfer fee.
He refused to show up for training on Saturday but Coach Roberto De Zerbi it was decided by the club.
Understand Arsenal second bid for Moises Caicedo worth £70m fee with add ons included has been immediately rejected by Brighton tonight. 🚨🔵🇪🇨 #AFC #BHAFC
Should Arsenal make a new proposal in the next 48 hours, it’d be a potential record fee for the club. pic.twitter.com/6mXNfsKI64
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 29, 2023
Speaking after the Liverpool game about Caicedo, De Zerbi said: ‘I would be happy if he finishes the season with us but we can move forward without him.
‘I understand him, he’s young at 21, and you receive such an offer from a big, big club. I can understand… He’s is a very good guy.
‘I was surprised about the statement he posted but I can understand his position. Moises is a good guy no doubt.’
Arsenal are desperate to sign another midfielder this January due t Mohamed Elneny’s injury.
However, the Gunners could now deicided against submitting another new offer for Caicedo.