Premier league side Chelsea FC, have agreed a €33 Million deal to sign Fiorentina’s Juan Cuadrado. Cuadrado’s transfer to Chelsea FC, will also see fringe player Mohammad Salah, move in the opposite direction, as specified in the deal.
Chelsea FC, were previously told that they had to meet Cuadrado’s €35 Million buy out clause. But, both teams were able to reach a comprise and consolidated a deal inclusive of Salah.
Mohammad Salah, was speculated over a move to AS Roma and Inter Milan, but Chelsea FC applied brakes on his advances and used him to lure El Viola, who were allegedly looking for a player to replace the outgoing Cuadrado.
Chelsea FC, were highly linked to the Colombian winger, over the last couple of weeks and a deal has finally been struck, which perhaps has elated both teams.
There is also an alternate theory which suggests that Chelsea FC will be able to fund Cuadrado’s transfer fee, as soon as Andre Schurrle heads for Wolfsburg, for the fee of around £30m.
Nonetheless, a determined Jose Mourinho is expected to sign Juan Cuadrado, before the end of the transfer season.
The Colombian winger, was held in the fray of outstanding performers in World Cup 2014, along with players such as Germany’s Toni Kroos and Manuel Neuer.
Juan Cuadrado, has been a prolific player for Fiorentina and has starred in their campaigns, thus far. The 26 year old, also has versatility in his kitty of traits as Cuadrado, can ply his trade as a winger and even as a wing-back.
Chelsea FC, have certainly brought one of the hottest talents in Europe. The fleet footed winger is expected to usurp Willian on the right wing, a task in which former Basel player Mohammad Salah failed. Cuadrado’s ability to track back to perfection, whilst delivering pay load in the final third, has caught the eyes of many coach and the aforementioned ability, makes him a treat for Jose Mourinho, who believes in a very pragmatic approach.
Chelsea FC, currently reside at the top of Premier League with 52 points, 5 points ahead of second placed Manchester City.