Roy Keane believes Moises Caicedo would good investment for Arsenal this summer.
Arsenal made a club-record £70m bid to sign Caicedo in the January transfer window. But were rejecte by Brighton and Hove Albion.
Caicedo admitted on social media that he wanted to leave. But then he renewed the contract. And return to play an important role in the second half of the season, with Brighton now winning tickets to European football.
“You can understand why they were interest in him. He’s a strong, powerful kid. He’s only 21 and he’s certainly settled into the Premier League very well,” Keane .
“You need someone who is settle and ready to defend. So it’s no surprise that they’re interest.”
“Obviously there was talk that they tried to sign Caicedo in January. But I’m sure he has a lot of conditions. If Arsenal are still interested in him. They will pay big money. with Brighton now winning tickets to European football.
“But of course he was big, strong, powerful and was the ideal choice from a young age. He would be a good investment for Arsenal.”
Brighton rejected Arsenal’s £60million offer for Moises Caicedo, but in the early hours of our home time Moises Caicedo posted an IG statement stating that he wanted to leave the club, stating:
“I am grateful to Mr Bloom and the Brighton team for giving me the opportunity to come to the Premier League. I feel that I have always given my best for the team. I play football with a smile and heart.”
“I was the youngest of 10 children in a poor family in Santa Domingo, Ecuador. And my dream is to be the most successful Ecuadorian player in history.”
“I’m very proud to have had the opportunity to help Brighton achieve historic transfers. This will allow the team to invest more and help the team to be successful in the future.”
“The fans love me and they will always my heart. I hope they will understand why I want to take this great opportunity.”