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Chelsea are set to break the British transfer record for the second time in seven months after agreeing an £115m deal to sign the Brighton midfielder Moisés Caicedo, who will undergo a medical on Monday before completing his long-awaited move to Stamford Bridge.
Liverpool had an offer of £111m for Caicedo accepted last Thursday but were unable to convince the player to move to Anfield. The Ecuador midfielder’s preference has always been to join Chelsea, who have thrashed out a deal that will see them pay £100m plus £15m in performance-related add-ons after days of frantic negotiations with Brighton, and he is set to sign an eight-year deal with an option for an extra year.
Written by Jacob Steinberg at Stamford Bridge
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