Newcastle United failed to sign Moises Caicedo for just £4.5m claims Steve Bruce

Steve Bruce Newcastle United manager laments not signing Moises Caicedo
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Newcastle United may have Bruno Guimaraes and Sandro Tonali in their midfield nowadays, but former manager Steve Bruce has revealed he tried to sign Moises Caicedo at a bargain price during his time as manager of the club.

Before Caicedo joined Brighton & Hove Albion in February 2021, Newcastle were monitoring the Ecuadorian at Independiente del Valle as he earned rave reviews due to his performances in the Copa Libertadores.

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Ryan Dabbs
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Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future.