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Chelsea Unveil Cuadrado



English Premiership league leaders, Chelsea have signed Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado from Fiorentina for a fee of £26.8million. The Stamford Bridge club made the 26-year-old their primary target for the January transfer window.

Cuadrado flew into London on Saturday and has now completed his move, penning a four-and-a-half-year deal. The deal had been delayed, due to the club’s snag with the sale of German World Cup winner, Andre Schurrle, to Wolfsburg, who were holding out a few digits off the asking price. This was to ensure that the club dint fall prey to UEFA Financial Fair Play rules.

However, DailyMail reports that, a visibly delighted Cuadrado said: ‘I am very happy and thankful for this opportunity I’ve been given. This is a great club and honestly it is like a dream to join the Chelsea family and to know that the manager believes in me. I’m happy.’

‘We are a big club so we want win important things. winning the league championship is the most important thing, I think.

‘Chelsea have big players so we want to win big things

And he added a final message to the fans: ‘Best wishes to all of the Chelsea fans, I hope to perform in the best possible way, I hope we can achieve a lot of things together.’

The deal also sees, Chelsea and Egyptian winger, Mohammed Sarah join the Florence side, Fiorentina on a loan deal, till the end of the season.

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