Report: Brighton bid £7.3m for Ecuador striking talent Miller Bolanos

The international striker has been told he can leave, but Corinthians are also interested.

Brighton and Hove Albion are used to being linked with big talents in South America recently, after their recent excursion to try and get hold of Jonathan Calleri of Boca Juniors.

Now it would appear that the attention has turned to Ecuador - according to a report in the country this week.

Brighton are said to be after Ecuadorean international star Miller Bolanos.

El Diario has reported that Brighton have made a whopping £7.3 million offer for the player.

Bolanos is considered one of Ecuador's top talents and has scored six goals in 12 caps for La Tri has been a revelation at current club Emelec in recent years.

He has scored 61 goals in 105 games for the club and netted an impressive 36 goals in 48 games last season.

Brighton are after a big signing to help them stay in the Championship promotion fight and Bolanos would be an excellent signing.

They do have competition mind. Terra Brasil is reporting this morning that Corinthians have also made a bid for the player - said to be in the region of R$ 32 million (£5.4 million).

Pasion Futbol is reporting that teams from Mexico are also keen on the player, who has been granted leave from Emelec pre-season training to choose his destination.

Brighton fans should certainly hope he decides to head to the South Coast, as he is talented striker built for English football.

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