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Moises Caicedo's agent admits Liverpool offered 'more stable project' than Chelsea

Moises Caicedo's agent admits Liverpool offered 'more stable project' than Chelsea

Moises Caicedo joined Chelsea from Brighton and Hove Albion after snubbing a move to Liverpool

Moises Caicedo’s agent has admitted that Liverpool presented a ‘more stable project’ than Chelsea.

Towards the end of the summer transfer window, Caicedo was in the centre of a dramatic transfer saga.

After being heavily linked with a move to Chelsea for the majority of the window, it was suddenly reported that Liverpool had agreed a British record fee of £110 million with Brighton and Hove Albion for the midfielder.

There were reports that Caicedo was set to travel to Merseyside for a medical but then things took a dramatic turn.

It was claimed that Caicedo was having second thoughts about joining Liverpool as he had previously admitted he wanted to join Chelsea.

As a result, the Stamford Bridge club ended up paying £115 million to steal Caicedo from Liverpool.

Now, Caicedo’s agent Manuel Sierra has spoken about the saga.

Speaking to the YouTube channel Futbol sin Cassette, Sierra said: “Liverpool was always interested in Moi. The truth is, we had meetings during those months from January to May. But after May, we never heard anything more. The first thing we were told is, 'Tomorrow, you have to go to Liverpool for a medical.'

“When they told us, 'You can go to Liverpool tomorrow'. well, our reaction was, 'Okay, but do you understand why?' So, that was the comedy. In other words, they told us to go for a medical examination with Liverpool without having an agreement, without giving the green light.”

He continued: “Even Klopp wrote to Moises with Brighton's permission and all, but Moises was clear all along, and we were clear all along that if Chelsea matched or offered the same conditions that Liverpool could with Brighton, as I said, they surpassed it. So, there were no complaints.

“In the end, it's very complicated. Imagine that you're being written to and called by Jurgen Klopp, that Liverpool is calling you.”


Sierra went on to reveal Liverpool offered a more stable project than Chelsea.

He said: “We're talking about something really big, one of the best teams in the world, just like Chelsea. Well, with a more established and stable project than what Chelsea has today, which is a very ambitious project looking ahead to two years.

“But Chelsea was by our side all along, asking us, not for much time, they were asking for an hour, I mean, just an hour, so that Brighton could tell them the conditions to match the offer.

“So, in the end, after the game(Chelsea vs Liverpool) ended, they gave us the green light, he passed the medical examination, and on Monday, we were presenting him.”

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Topics: Liverpool, Chelsea, Moises Caicedo, Brighton And Hove Albion, Football