According to the latest reports from Italy are suggesting that Chelsea are closing in on Fiorentina’s right wing back Juan Cuadrado and the Blues would be willing to pay his release clause if they need to do so.
The Blues have seen an earlier bid for Cuadrado rejected, but the message coming out from Fiorentina’s camp is the player would leave, should any club pay his release clause, thought to be around €35m.
According to Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio, the Stamford Side are closing in on Juan Cuadrado of Fiorentina . It has over the last few hours Emerged That the Blues have every intention of meeting the 35 M € contract release clause and get hold of the Colombian winger as soon as possible, under specific instructions of manager Jose Mourinho.
As Di Marzio and his working staff usually have a good feel about the transfers going on in Italy, and in general as well, and therefore it their information turns out to be true, Chelsea are expected to remain busy in the last few days of the January transfer window.
The Italian journalist also adding that should Chelsea completes a move for Cuadrado, Fiorentina could turn their attention towards Mohamed Salah to replace the Colombian in the lineup.
There is also a possibility that winger Andre Schurrle could leave the club in January although Chelsea would only sell him should they receive a good offer for the German international.