Manchester United are now the favourite to sign Independiente del Valle midfielder Moises Caicedo after outbidding RB Leipzig and AC Milan, according to reports in Ecuador.
Caicedo quickly established himself as a first team regular after making his senior debut for the Independiente del Valle last October and has subsequently emerged as one of the brightest young prospects in South America.
United are ‘well advanced’ in the race to sign Caicedo after entering negotiations with Independiente del Valle, According to Ecuador newspaper Diario Extra.
Independiente del Valle are reportedly asking for an initial £5.5m fee plus add-ons and a 20 per cent sell-on clause.
The 19-year-old has not hidden his intention to play in the Premier League naming Manchester United as his ideal destination.