Botafogo Interested In Colombian Striker Caicedo
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Brazilian football club Botafogo are interested in signing Colombian striker Juan Fernando Caicedo from Independiente Medellin, according to media reports.
Botafogo’s board has approved the move but is attempting to bargain down Independiente Medellin’s asking price of $2.5 million, .
The Rio de Janeiro club has not ruled out the possibility of a loan move, the report added. Caicedo has scored 29 goals in 97 matches for Medellin since joining the club from Atletico Huila two years ago. Botafogo qualified for next year’s Copa Libertadores — South America’s top club football competition — by finishing fifth in Brazil’s Serie A championship this year.