“People are surprised when I say we can’t waste money.” That was the response of the Liverpool coach, the German Jürgen Klopp, after being asked about the possibility that the Reds continue incorporating signings in the short term, one of these, according to estimates from the English press, the Ecuadorian midfielder of the Brighton Moises Caicedo.
Brighton manager denies proposals by Moisés Caicedo: “We don’t want any either”
On Monday, Klopp spoke about the January transfer market, in which Liverpool already took over the Dutchman Cody Gakpo, one of the figures of the Netherlands team in Qatar 2022. “I don’t want to disappoint anyone, but we signed an exceptional player like Gakpo and the next thing you read is: “Who’s next?” It’s like we don’t have a team. We can’t play like Monopoly”.
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Caicedo, according to media reports, has been of interest to the Anfield club, for which he would have to pay a high payment. The website transfer markt It gave the Ecuadorian a value of 40 million dollars as of November 2022, while Brighton would have valued it at up to 97 million dollars. The midfielder was one of the most outstanding players of the Tricolor in Qatar, where he even scored a goal.
Brighton manager wants to retain Moisés Caicedo
But Klopp is cautious when it comes to spending: “We can’t just spend, we never have been able to. It’s a big part of my philosophy to really trust the players we have and not constantly question them that we need players in such a position. With Cody, if we had waited until summer, the price of him would go up or someone else would sign him. People are surprised when I say we can’t waste money.”
The salary received by Moisés Caicedo is one of the lowest in the Brighton main team, according to spotrac
The English press has ensured that powerful clubs such as Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, among others, have recently taken an interest in Caicedo. The Ecuadorian has a contract with the Gaviotas until 2025. On behalf of Brighton, the coach and leadership have expressed their desire to continue having the tricolor, beyond the considerable income they could receive if they transferred it: it cost them just five million dollars a couple of years ago. (D)