Moises Caicedo reveals phonecall satisfied him to reject Liverpool

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Stuart Telford
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Moises Caicedo rejected Liverpool for Chelsea late in the summertime switch window, and he has now revealed {that a} phonecall from Enzo Fernandez tipped the steadiness.

Caicedo emerged as one of the vital in-demand midfielders in world soccer final season, his performances for Brighton attracting curiosity from a number of Premier League rivals.

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Ultimately, Liverpool and Chelsea each lodged bids that Brighton have been prepared to just accept, and Caicedo selected the Blues, who he joined for £100 million – an unbelievable mark-up on the £4.5m Brighton paid Independiente del Valle for his companies in February 2021.

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Chelsea had already paid Benfica a British file £106.8m for Argentina World Cup winner Fernandez, a participant in Caicedo’s place, in February, however his presence was a motivating issue for Caicedo.

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“It was a pleasant chat,” the Ecuadorean stated of a phonecall Enzo had made to him. “I imply, the truth that a world champion was phoning you, among the best midfielders on the earth… receiving that decision was very good and he satisfied me to come back right here.

“He stated it was an awesome membership, that there are lots of younger gamers, there was a togetherness right here. I’ve all the time loved the bond in a crew as a result of I feel that, if there’s that bond, we will take care of any scenario we could face: strain, every thing. So, that is what motivated me to come back right here.”

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Chelsea are at present floundering in tenth, six locations and 9 factors worse off than Liverpool after 11 video games performed, although Jurgen Klopp’s aspect stay available in the market for a defensive midfielder.

Frozen out Manchester Metropolis midfielder Kalvin Phillips is of curiosity, with Klopp seemingly unconvinced that Wataru Endo can change Fabinho – who now performs for Al-Ittihad in Saudi Arabia – in the long run.

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