Brighton concur £23m deal to sign Lille star Carlos Baleba as alternative for £115m person Moises Caicedo

Brighton have agreed a £23.2million fee with Lille for midfielder Carlos Baleba, talkSPORT understands.

The Seagulls just lately bid farewell to Moises Caicedo immediately after he finished a £115million move to Chelsea.


Baleba could be the up coming star to put pen to paper on a deal at BrightonCredit: Getty

talkSPORT claimed previously in August that Brighton have already sounded out his substitute, with Baleba being eyed.

With just times remaining in the transfer window, Roberto De Zerbi’s facet could be set to land their person soon after agreeing a offer with Lille.

Baleba is set to vacation to from France to England for a medical on Monday in advance of signing a 5-yr offer.

He is set to be their fourth signing of the summer following Joao Pedro, Bart Verbruggen and Igor.

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Baleba, a multipurpose midifielder, has made 23 appearances for Lille and has presently highlighted 2 times for them this year.

Aged just 19, he unquestionably has a good deal of place for advancement and could shine like some of Brighton’s other young stars.

A transfer to the Seagulls will also present him with the probability to enjoy Europa League football this year.

Brighton have appreciated a sturdy get started to the current campaign obtaining received equally of their opening games against Luton and Wolves 4-1.

Brighton are looking for a replacement for now-Chelsea star Caicedo


Brighton are wanting for a replacement for now-Chelsea star CaicedoCredit: Getty

European soccer offers them with a more chance of successful silverware, something they have not completed since 2011 when the finished major of League Just one.

De Zerbi will be hoping Baleba can be the guy to fill the void left by Caicedo’s departure as he and Brighton eye a different productive year.

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