Manchester United prepares to contact Brighton in order to buy Caicedo.

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Manchester United have reportedly increased their interest in Moises Caicedo. With official contacts set to be made to Brighton this week.

Erik ten Hag has made no secret of his desire to upgrade his midfield options, with two targets Mason Mount and Declan Rice now set to move to Arsenal already.

Ten Hag is a huge Caisedo fan and United are weary of Chelsea, who turned down three offers for Mount entered.

Chelsea made a bid of £60m for Caicedo. But Brighton rejected it last month.UFABET

Brighton boss Roberto De Zerbi has told Caicedo. He will allow the player to leave if the club receives a significant offer after the Seagulls turned down a sale to Arsenal. l in January and arrested him for a new contract

United are unlikely to sign both Mount and Caicedo in the same market. But a deal for any one person should be fine in this market.

Caicedo has openly stated in interviews that he would like to play for Manchester United. Which has led the Red Devils to be hopeful they may land the player.

“My dream is to play for Manchester United.” he told Mundo Deportivo in May. “I really like English football. Because it’s fast football.

In addition, Caicedo also has Antonio Valencia, a former Red Devils winger, as an idol. Including also mentioning Paul Pogba, a former midfielder at Old Trafford, as a player with a style of play that he likes very much.